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Matthew Maher receives George I. Alden Scholarship


Williamsburg, Ky. - University of the Cumberlands (UC) presented Matthew Maher (Corbin, KY) with the George I. Alden Endowed Scholarship during the 54th annual Honors Day Program on Sunday, April 21st.

The George I. Alden Endowed Scholarship Fund, established in 1981 by the George I. Alden Trust, provides one-half tuition scholarships for six students and full tuition scholarships for two students; all of who must be majoring in scientific areas.

Maher was also named to the University’s High Honor Roll. Students recognized for this honor must attain a minimum of 3.85 cumulative grade point average standing.

A sophomore mathematics and accounting major, Maher received the full tuition endowed scholarship for the 2013-2014 year.

Upon graduating, Maher plans to pursue a career as a CPA either in public or internal accounting.