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March 18, 1997

Memorial award apps available

Nomination forms for the Ruth and Lawrence McMillan Memorial Award for students planning to pursue church-related vocations are now available in the lobby of the Office of Academic Scholarships and Financial Aid. Awards are based on merit and financial need.

Interested students are required to apply for assistance through the financial aid office, and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Recipients must be currently enrolled at the University and eligible to enroll for the 1997-98 academic year. The deadline for applications is March 21.

For further information, contact Richard Nettles in the Office of Academic Scholarships and Financial Aid at 755- 2611.

New scholarship apps available

Applications for four new scholarships are due by March 21, and can be picked up in the Office of Academic Scholarships and Financial Aid.

The Opal G. Cox Scholarship is open to any undergraduate who has completed at least 30 hours at the University by the end of the spring semester having a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or above. The amount of the scholarship and number of recipients have not yet been decided.

The Alpha Tau Omega Scholarship, established in honor of Dr. Ralph Lynn, is available to any full-time student not affiliated with the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity maintaining a 3.0 cumulative GPA or better. The award is given primarily on the basis of merit with secondary consideration towards financial need.

The Alpha Tau Omega Endowed Memorial Scholarship, in honor of Ronald H. Morris, Jr., is available to any full-time student not affiliated with the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity maintaining at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA. The award is given primarily based on leadership and merit.

The Sheri Mooney Memorial Award is available to all students. The award was established to recognize students who consistently put Christ first in their daily lives. The $700 educational grant will be presented to two students in a Chapel-Forum program in April.

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