Fall Classes Begin:

August 23, 2018

Freshman Scholarship Deadline:

July 1, 2018

Transfer Scholarship Deadline:

August 1, 2018

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Personal & Affordable

You don't have to be a face in the crowd. At The W, our small classes mean you will get the attention you deserve. You'll be part of the family! We consistently rank as one of the best public universities in the Southeast according to U.S. News & World Report and Washington Monthly. A great university experience doesn't have to be expensive! We also have one of the lowest tuition rates in the region.

How The W makes college affordable

The W welcomes Hearin High School Leadership Conference

Hearin LeadershipThe W welcomes 100 high school students from across Mississippi and Alabama to campus for the Hearin High School Leadership Conference.

 

The weekend conference is for high school seniors who find themselves drawn to the forefront of organizations in their schools and communities.

At the conference, the scholar-leaders will join other like-minded leaders for a weekend of informative and entertaining workshops and speakers.

While at the conference, students will have the opportunity to apply for the $10,000 Hearin Leadership Scholarship.  The four-year scholarships are based primarily upon demonstrated school/community leadership. Other scholarships in varying amounts will also be awarded through the interview process. Awards are renewable depending upon the recipient’s participation in the MUW Hearin Leadership Program and performance at MUW.

The conference is hosted by the MUW Hearin Leadership Program and sponsored by the Robert M. Hearin Foundation.

Schedule

Friday, February 1
9:30-11:00 am Check-in/Registration
10:15 and 10:45am Optional Campus Tours
11:30 pm Welcome Lunch for Students and Parents
12:30 pm Welcome & Opening
1:00 pm Workshop: Hooray!
3:00 pm Small Group Time
5:00 pm Dinner
6:00pm Small Group Time
8:00 pm Roll Call
9:00 pm Break
9:30 pm W Olympics

Saturday, February 2

8:00 am Breakfast
8:30am Workshops/Interviews
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Small Group Time
2:00 pm Workshop: Living Life at Performance Level
4:00 pm Free Time
5:30 pm Dinner
7:00 pm After Dinner Fun

Sunday, February 3
7:00 am Devotion (optional)
8:00 am Breakfast
8:30 am Small Group Time
10:00 am Closing & Awards
11:00 am Check Out of Hotel

 

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