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Area college students receive UNL scholarships PDF Print E-mail

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln awarded more than 1,800 scholarships to 2011 Nebraska high school graduates who are enrolled at UNL this fall. The total potential value of the scholarships is more than $13.7 million.
Three area freshmen are scholarship winners. The winners are Benjamin Ross of Grant, a graduate of Perkins County High School, who received the James Canfield Scholarship; Jeremy Hagan of Madrid,  a graduate Perkins County High School, who received the Regents Scholarship and Sean May of Wallace, a graduate of Wallace High School, who received the James Canfield Scholarship.
Chancellor’s and Regents scholarships are among the most prestigious awards granted by the university and each pay tuition for full-time students for four academic years (equivalent to a cash value of approximately $27,600). Funded in part by the Cooper Foundation, Chancellor’s Scholarships also provide $2,000 in additional scholarship support for four academic years.
Canfield Scholarships, named for the chancellor who led the University of Nebraska to a position of national prominence in the 1890s, offer full-time students a one-year award of $1,000.