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News Release — 8 October 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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ARLINGTON - First-time freshman enrolled at The University of Texas at Arlington have until Feb. 15, 2010, to apply for the most generous award offered to undergraduate students.
The Honors Distinction Scholarship provides $20,000 per year for up to four consecutive years for education-related expenses to a limited number of outstanding first-time freshmen entering the university in the fall 2010 semester.
The merit-based scholarship is highly competitive. It's the second year for the scholarship program.
"The establishment of this generous award underscores the seriousness of UT Arlington's efforts to attract the most capable and talented students to the institution," said Karl M. Petruso, dean of the Honors College and professor of anthropology.
"The level of funding is designed to enable awardees to concentrate fully on their studies. Moreover, it will provide them with significant educational opportunities both on and off campus during their undergraduate years," Petruso said.
Eligibility requirements are:
Eligible students in all majors (as well as those who have not declared a major at the time of application) are encouraged to apply. Students receiving awards are required to:
At least five students will receive the scholarship award. For more information and to download an application please click here. Questions about the Honors Distinction Scholarship may be e-mailed to email@example.com.
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