Scholarships Specific To Liberal And Professional Studies by anamaulida


									The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia is a great university to
attend. Besides offering students a stellar education and the opportunity
to earn a degree from a well-respected institution, the college also
offers students with an array of scholarship opportunities in order to
aid in their educational journey.The University of Pennsylvania's College
of Liberal and Professional Studies is one sector that offers students'
scores of scholarship opportunities. One such scholarship program is the
Bread Upon the Waters Scholarship. This particular program is a direct
tuition grant made available to women over the age of 30, who are going
to pursue an undergraduate degree in the liberal arts on a part-time
basis. Eligible students are selected on an academic basis coupled with
financial need.Another scholarship within the College of Liberal and
Professional Studies is the Nieberle Scholarship. This scholarship is
geared specifically for students who graduated from Catholic high schools
in the Delaware Valley of the surrounding Philadelphia region. These
students must also want to pursue an undergraduate degree on a part-time
study basis. Applicants of this scholarship must provide proof of
graduation from a Catholic high school located in the greater
Philadelphia area and are awarded by academic excellence and financial
need. Students who are awarded this scholarship are able to take two
liberal and professional studies courses in each of the fall and spring
terms, as well as two courses in the field during the 12-week summer
course program.Drexel University also has a Dean's Scholarship for
Graduates of the Community College of Philadelphia. Students who have
completed a two-year program of study in the liberal arts and sciences at
the Community College of Philadelphia are eligible for this scholarship.
Students are awarded this scholarship on the foundation of academic
superiority and financial need.Kay Scholarships are another available to
University of Pennsylvania students. This scholarship was put together by
the Kay family and is awarded to students who are following a Bachelor of
Arts degree. This scholarship also takes into consideration applicants
who have a high academic standing and also requires students to be in
need of financial assistance. Students who are awarded this scholarship
are able to take two courses within the field of liberal and professional
studies in the fall term, spring term, and summer term and may complete
this cycle up until they complete between 32 to 36 course units within
their liberal and professional studies major.The University of
Pennsylvania also has the Michael J. Murray Memorial Scholarship that was
established within the College of Liberal and Professional Studies in
remembrance of Michael J. Murray, a liberal and professional studies
student from 2004. He left a strong imprint on the University through his
work as the founder and president of the Liberal and Professional Studies
Student Advisory Board. This particular scholarship is awarded to
students pursuing an undergraduate degree within the college on a part-
time basis. Students applying for this scholarship must be able to
demonstrate their leadership and participation in community service, in
addition to showcasing a commitment to continuing education.There is also
a Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship available to students. This scholarship is
only awarded to students who were members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor
Society in a community college before transferring to University of
Pennsylvania's College of Liberal and Professional Studies. This award,
again, is based on proven academic success as well as the need for
financial assistance.

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