Mercer offers $2,000 scholarships to 15 graduating Bibb seniors

Mercer University and the city of Macon are awarding $2,000 scholarships to 15 graduating Bibb County seniors and undergraduate students attending Mercer University who live in the city limits, according to a news release.

So far, only seven applicants have applied and city officials say they want to award 15 scholarships. Students must have a 2.5 grade point average, be enrolled in or accepted to Mercer University and live in the city of Macon.

Applications can be found online at or at City Hall.

Applications must be received by 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 10. For more information, call 751-7260.