Monday, February 27, 2017
Karly Schmitz of Meredosia receives a University of Illinois Springfield scholarship
Schmitz will also receive the Children of Veterans Tuition Waiver, if she maintains academic requirements.
At Meredosia-Chambersburg High School, Schmitz played basketball for three years, cheered for one year, ran track for four years and played volleyball for four years. She is a member of the National Honor Society and Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE).
The Lincoln Merit Scholarship is awarded based on GPA and ACT/SAT scores and can be renewed if the student maintains college GPA requirements.
All incoming UIS freshmen are eligible to apply for Lincoln Merit Scholarships. To receive $4,000 per academic year, students must earn a 24 to a 26 on their ACT or a minimum of 1160 SAT and hold a minimum high school GPA of 3.75.
For more information on scholarships, contact the UIS Office of Financial Assistance at 217/206-6724 or email email@example.com. For a full list of scholarship opportunities, visit www.uis.edu/financialaid/scholarships/.