Note to editor: This list includes only the names of students who have received scholarships that total $1,000 or more. Kansas recipients are listed by county and hometown.
News release prepared by: Stephanie Jacques, 785-532-3452, email@example.com
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012
Giving the gift of education: Students receive $19.2 million in scholarships from university donations
MANHATTAN -- More than 9,400 academic scholarships have been awarded to Kansas State University students for the 2012-2013 school year. Overall, students have earned more than $19.2 million in scholarships for the current academic year -- nearly $1 million more than the previous year.
Most of the scholarships are made possible through donations and gifts to the Kansas State University Foundation. Information on the university's student financial assistance is available at http://www.k-state.edu/sfa.
Students receiving scholarships totaling more than $1,000 include:
Alexandria: Julie Lang, Friends of Mathematics Fund, and Salina Tuition Scholarship
Danville: Elizabeth Thompson, Salina Tuition Scholarship
Lexington: Brianne Pierce, Arts and Sciences Fund for Excellence
Prospect: Thomas Pusty, Memorial Scholarship and the Elmer D. McCollum Scholarship