Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Mercedes Bryant of Springfield awarded a $16,000 scholarship from the University of Illinois Springfield

Mercedes Bryant of Springfield, a senior at Lanphier High School, has been admitted to the University of Illinois Springfield for Fall Semester 2020 and awarded a $16,000 Lincoln Merit Scholarship for tuition over four years. At UIS, she plans to major in biochemistry.

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 Lanphier High School, she plays soccer and is a member of the Student Government Association and National Honor Society.

“I am choosing UIS because I think it is the best option for me,” she said.

Following graduation from UIS, she plans to attend medical school in order to become a pediatric oncologist.

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 $16,000 over four years, students must earn a 21-23 on their ACT or a minimum 1060 SAT score and hold a minimum high school GPA of 4.0 or above.

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

Students may apply for admission to UIS free of charge for the summer and fall 2020 terms. Apply online at uis.edu/admissions/applytoday/.

No comments:

Post a Comment