University of Louisville Magazine

FALL 2013

The University of Louisville Alumni Magazine: for alumni, faculty, staff, students and anyone that is a UofL Cardinal fan.

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SOARING CARDS THE SCHOLARSHIPS THAT CHANGED THEIR LIVES It can be a game-changing decision. Aspiring to a collegiate experience and paying for it are two very different things. Without fnancial assistance, some outstanding students are shut out of university life. That's where scholarships " enter the picture. Part of UofL's mandate to become a major Scholarship programs like these give students the opportunity to learn and compete with the brightest minds our nation has to offer, consequently making us better students, people and leaders. " – Evan Shepherd metropolitan research university is to continually attract the best and brightest minds. Scholarships funded by the university and private donors bring these students to campus and provide them opportunities to soar. Scholarships awarded by UofL range from $500 awards to full tuition, books and lodging. These include universitybased scholarships, outside scholarships, transfer and adult scholarships, study abroad opportunities, alumnibased scholarships and departmental scholarships and fellowships. Detailed information on all scholarship programs can be found online at Life-changing study opportunities abound, but the real story comes in the tangible results shown by the exceptional students who receive scholarships. Meet a few of UofL's most promising academic stars on the following pages. 38|LOUISVILLE.EDU

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