Milepost One is a full-tuition scholarship program for students eager to get on the road to a Warren Wilson degree but concerned about making it financially possible.
Learn more about Milepost One eligibility and requirements.
Please submit an approximately 2-3 minute video on the following topic:
We know that there are people whose hard work and commitment have made it possible for you to be at the point in your life where you’re going to college. Share with us how these people (maybe your mom, dad, coach, grandparent, teacher, pastor, sibling, or friend) impacted you, and what it would mean to you and to them if you receive a full tuition scholarship to Warren Wilson College.
Submissions do not need to be professional quality. Speak from the heart and share with us what it would mean to you to start your college journey at Milepost One.
You can record a video directly from your laptop or smart phone, or you can record a video ahead of time with your phone.
To submit a prerecorded video from your phone, just use your phone to fill out this application and choose the video you wish to submit.
Don't like the video you recorded? Just reload the form and start over.
Note: Mobile (phone / tablet) users must first record/select a video, then UPLOAD THE VIDEO before clicking 'continue.'
Mobile users - make sure you've UPLOADED the video!
Information Release Consent
I agree to allow the information contained in my Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA), the information contained in my Warren Wilson College Common Application and its attachments, and the information contained in this Milepost One application to be released to the Milepost One Selection Committee for the sole purpose of considering my eligibility and fitness for the Milepost One Free Tuition Program.
I understand the information may be released orally or in the form of copies of written records. I have a right to inspect any written records released pursuant to this Consent. I understand I may revoke this Consent upon providing written notice to the Vice President for Enrollment & Marketing and/or the Director of Financial Aid. I understand that a revocation of Consent disqualifies my eligibility for the Program. I further understand that until this revocation is made or until the final selection of Program recipients, this Consent shall remain in effect and my educational records will continue to be provided to the Milepost One Selection Committee for the specific purposes described above.
Media Release & Rights
The following conditions apply strictly to the video submitted for the Milepost One Free Tuition Program application and does not apply to any other Program application materials.
I grant permission to Warren Wilson College and its agents and employees the irrevocable and unrestricted right to reproduce the video images submitted by me for the purpose of promotion, illustration, advertising, or trade, in any manner or in any medium. I hereby release Warren Wilson College and its legal representatives for all claims and liability relating to said video. Furthermore, I grant permission to use my statements in the video, with or without my name, for the purpose of advertising and publicity without restriction. I waive my right to any compensation.