University of Saint Francis Offers Scholarships to LSA Graduates

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Press release from Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation:

University of Saint Francis Offers Scholarships to LSA Graduates

(March 3, 2010) Youth who participate in the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department’s Lifetime Sports Academy (LSA) for three years are eligible to apply for a full-tuition scholarship to attend the University of Saint Francis.

The Tom Jehl LSA Scholarship is awarded to new students entering the University of Saint Francis who have participated in LSA and have actively volunteered in the community. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.7 and enroll as a full time undergraduate student. Recipients can receive this scholarship for a total of eight semesters provided that they maintain full-time enrollment and earn at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA. All applicants are required to complete the free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Two full-tuition scholarships will be awarded each year to highly qualified applicants that demonstrate a minimum of three years of participation in LSA. Other applications will be considered for scholarships ranging from $1,000 – $3,000 and are awarded based on the number of years that a student has participated in LSA and his/her level of volunteerism. The amount of the scholarship cannot exceed tuition and fees after Federal, State and Institutional Aid.

To apply:

  • Complete the scholarship application by April 16, 2010 and return to:
    Office of Enrollment Services
    2701 Spring Street
    Fort Wayne, IN 46808
  • Apply for admission to the University of Saint Francis (apply on-line).
  • File a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 10.

If you have any questions, please contact Perry Ehresman at 427-6009.

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