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Alumni eligible for Merchant Scholarship

December 14, 2012
Contact: 

Coleen Wagner, secretary, Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, 319-273-2518, coleen.wagner@uni.edu

Stacey Christensen, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728, stacey.christensen@uni.edu

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa alumni are invited to apply for a 2013 Merchant Scholarship. Merchant Scholarship recipients must be attending or planning to attend an accredited graduate or professional school at an educational institution as a full-time student.

The scholarships are awarded from a trust established in 1951 to honor Frank Ivan Merchant and his sister, Kate Matilda Merchant. Frank was a professor of Latin and Greek, and served as head of the Department of Foreign Languages at UNI, then the Iowa State Teachers College. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of ability, achievement, character, potential and service to society.

Applications and instructions for applying are available online at www.uni.edu/vpaa/merchant/index.shtml. Deadline for completed applications is March 1, 2013.

For more information, contact Coleen Wagner, secretary in the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, at 319-273-2518 or coleen.wagner@uni.edu.