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Cumberlands Announces Trustee Scholarship Recipients

Williamsburg, Ky. – University of the Cumberlands (UC) is pleased to announce that four students have been named Trustee Scholarship recipients for the 2014-2015 school year.

Trustee Scholarships are available for first-time freshmen with outstanding academic credentials. While academic credentials are very important, all elements of the application (essay, letters of recommendation, interview, involvement and leadership) will be considered. Up to five students per year will be selected for this scholarship.

To apply for this scholarship, a student must score a 28 or higher composite on the ACT or a 1250 or higher (CR+M) on the SAT and must have a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA.

This year’s recipients are: Zachary Finch, Madisan Miller, Caleb McClurg, and Mason Neltner.

Zachary is the son of Jerry and Tara Finch of Pembroke Pines, FL. He attended Charles W. Flanagan High School and plans to major in Criminal Justice.

Madisan is the daughter of Gary and Tammy Miller of Mt. Vernon, KY. She attended Rockcastle County High School and plans to major in Chemistry. Caleb is the son of Patrick and Lisa McClurg of Richmond, KY. He attended Madison Central High School and plans to major in Secondary Education – History.

Mason is the son of Sharon Holmes of Alexandria, KY. He attended Campbell County High School and plans to major in Music.

Trustee Scholarships amount to full-tuition, room and board per year for resident students and full tuition for commuters. Scholarships are renewable for up to four years.

Trustee Scholarship applications must be submitted by February 1. Applicants must be admitted to University of the Cumberlands and file the FAFSA by February 15. Fall 2015 applications will be available beginning December 1, 2014.

For more information about this scholarship, please contact the Office of Financial Planning at 800-343-1609.

Located in Williamsburg, Ky., University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of study; 10 pre-professional programs; ten graduate degrees distributed over eight areas, including two doctorates and seven master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs. For more information visit