Scholarship Event Details

The following information is for the Scholarship Events on February 21st-22nd and March 21st-22nd.
Check-in is at 2:00 p.m. on Friday and check-out is on Saturday afternoon.  Students and their families also have the option to arrive early on Friday and attend a class and/or attend the 10 a.m. chapel service.  

Submit Your Essay

Please complete and submit your scholarship essay for the provided prompt. All essays must be submitted one week prior to the scholarship event.

Local Accommodations and Directions

Important Notice: Due to other area events happening concurrently with this event, we advise you to reserve your hotel as soon as possible.

Here is a list of hotels in the area, and remember that many offer a Bryan College discount if you tell them that you are coming for a scholarship event here

Directions to campus are available as well as a campus map.

Air Travel

For those traveling by air, we offer pick-up and drop-off service at the Chattanooga Airport and at the Groome Transportation in Chattanooga. (Groome shuttles between the Atlanta and Nashville Airports.) We do not provide shuttle service to and from hotels; this service is intended for students who will be staying on campus. If you are flying and need to be picked up, you must send your flight itinerary at least one week in advance to

Financial Aid

Financial Aid counselors will be available during posted hours to discuss financial aid options. They can serve you best if you have already submitted your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) before attending the event. See more information about the FAFSA.

When You Arrive on Campus

Check-in will be on Friday at 2:00 p.m. Check-in tables will be located just outside the Admissions Department on the second floor of the Mercer Hall. Visitor parking is located behind Mercer Hall and between the Latimer Student Center and Rudd Auditorium. We suggest you review and print a copy of the campus map so that you can easily find these locations.


Tentative February Schedule
Tentative March Schedule

At check-in you will receive a schedule booklet that will detail all optional activities and provide descriptions of the various sessions available to you and your family while you are here. It will also communicate the time and location if you elect to take part in a faculty interview. 


Dress for the Saturday interviews and auditions is business attire. 
For the Friday afternoon activities, attire should be dressy but not formal.  Casual attire such as jeans, shorts, sweatshirts/pants, athletic shoes and flip flops are not appropriate for these venues.  For ladies: dressy tops, skirts, slacks or dresses and dressy shoes are appropriate.  For men, that would include dress or khaki slacks with a dress shirt and dress shoes. 
For campus modesty guidelines, see pages 29-32 of the 2012-2013 Student Handbook.

Casual clothing is permitted during the rest of the weekend.

Overnight Information

The overnight stay in a residence hall is restricted to participating scholarship candidates 16 years of age and older. Parents and other family members may stay in one of the Dayton hotels, many of which offer Bryan College discounts.

You will want to bring:

  • Bedding (air mattress will be provided)
  • Pillow
  • Personal toiletries
  • Towels
  • Appropriate Attire (see above)

Note: This event is free of charge for candidates, so unless you are purchasing items in our campus store, snacks from our Starbucks coffee kiosk, or other items from vending machines around campus, “spending money” will not be necessary. 


Candidates’ meal tickets are free of charge and will be handed out at check-in. Parents/Guardians of candidates may attend the Scholarship Banquet free of charge. Tickets for other meals will be available for purchase at check-in; $7 per person per meal (lunch on Saturday only).

Visiting Classes/Chapel

If your event dates permit, you are welcome to arrive early enough to sit in on classes. If this is of interest to you, please email Amanda Peckman, the Campus Visit Coordinator at for more information.  Students and parents are welcome to join the Bryan community for chapel on Friday at 10 a.m. in Rudd Auditorium.


If for any reason you need to cancel, please notify as soon as possible the Campus Visit Coordinator Amanda Peckman by e-mailing or calling 423.775.7211.