Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Jessica Jacobs of Normal receives an $8,000 scholarship from the University of Illinois Springfield

Jessica Jacobs of Normal, a senior at Normal Community West High School, has been admitted to the University of Illinois Springfield for Fall Semester 2019 and awarded an $8,000 Lincoln Merit Scholarship for tuition over four years. She is an undecided major who will play on the UIS Softball team.

The scholarship is awarded based on GPA and ACT/SAT scores and can be renewed for a total of four years if the student maintains college GPA requirements.

At Normal West, she plays softball and basketball and is part of the Freshman Mentoring Program.

All incoming UIS freshmen are eligible to apply for Lincoln Merit Scholarships. The amount awarded is based upon the incoming student’s ACT or SAT score. To receive $8,000 over four years, students must earn an 18 to a 20 on their ACT or a minimum of 940 SAT and hold a minimum high school GPA of 3.26.

For more information on scholarships, contact the UIS Office of Financial Assistance at 217/206-6724 or email finaid@uis.edu. For a full list of scholarship opportunities, visit www.uis.edu/financialaid/scholarships/.

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