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University of Northern Iowa awards scholarships to transfer students<br>

August 14, 2002

Elizabeth Yagla or Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Scholarships have been awarded to 55 transfer students who will begin their studies this fall on the University of Northern Iowa campus.

___(Name)___ of ___(Address/Hometown)___, will receive a ___($ amount\scholarship name)___ scholarship.

Transfer achievement scholarships are based on a combination of rank in class and financial need. They range in value from $200 to $1,000, and are renewable for a second year with a 3.0 GPA or above, providing the student is still working on a first bachelor's degree.

The Phi Theta Kappa scholarship is available to students who are members of this honorary society at the community college from which they are transferring. A GPA of 3.5 or above is required and recipients must demonstrate leadership and involvement in their campus or community.

The Transfer Multicultural Achievement and Talent Scholarship is awarded to incoming ethnic minority transfer students based on a formula using GPA and financial need. They range in value from $200 to $1,000, and are renewable for a second year with a 2.75 GPA or above.

The Theatre Activity Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen or transfer students. They must be theatre arts majors to apply and in the upper one-third of their graduating class or have a 3.0 or above high school GPA.

The $2,000 Clyde & Grace Sanborn Scholarship is presented to deserving students transferring to UNI from Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville. They must be enrolled fulltime, in good academic standing, possess leadership and citizenship qualities and demonstrate financial need. The scholarship is renewable with a 3.0 GPA.

Note: To obtain a complete listing of the scholarship winners, please contact the Office of University Marketing & Public Relations at (319) 273-2761.