JULIA HEISE SCHOLARSHIP
Upward Bound and Student Support Services at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise established a scholarship in honor of Julia R. Heise, a former proponent and director of these TRIO programs at the College for 28 years. One $500 scholarship will be awarded to either an incoming student or a student currently enrolled at the College.
To qualify, students must:
1. Meet TRIO eligibility criteria:
a) first generation and/or low-income
b) low-income with a disability
Income must be verified through participating TRIO program, the Director of Financial Aid, or the FAFSA.
2. Demonstrate academic potential:
a) GPA of 2.5 or better
b) completed college prep curriculum from high school if applicant is an incoming first-year student
Students must submit a 500-word essay addressing the following question: "How has TRIO made a difference for you?" Completed applications should be submitted to:TRIO Student Support ServicesATTN: Linda CouchThe University of Virginia’s College at Wise1 College AvenueWise, VA 24293
The application deadline is March 31, 2015. A committee comprised of the TRIO directors and the Director of Financial Aid will make the selection and the scholarship will be awarded for fall 2015.
Renewal is contingent upon:
1. Maintaining the GPA requirement and making sufficient progress toward degree completion.
2. Being enrolled at the College.
3. Being in good standing as defined by the College’s Code of Conduct.
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