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David Alexander McCandless Scholarship

Restrictions: Recipient must not be involved in varsity athletics

Deadline: April 1


  • Class: Junior, Senior
  • GPA: 3
  • Major: Education, Liberal Arts Discipline
  • Location: Any
  • Additional Requirements:

This scholarship is to be awarded to a Cumberland junior or senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher who is majoring in a Liberal Arts discipline or in Education. Recipient must not be involved in varsity athletics. The McCandless scholarship was established in 1989 by Mrs. Frances McCandless Roby in memory of her father, an 1894 graduate of Cumberland University. Mr. McCandless was a highly respected attorney and in the late 1920s was Chief Justice of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.