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ALUMNI & CLASS LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP

Thank you for applying for Alumni & Class Legacy Scholarships. Alumni volunteers are now reviewing the applications. Students will be notified on May 15, 2014 if they will be awarded for next year.

WHAT ARE THE ALUMNI ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS?

Five scholarship programs: Alumni Endowed, Danny Burkett, Kyle O’Connell, Senior Class Legacy and Terry Whitcomb Scholarships created by students and alumni who had the vision to support YOU – students actively involved in the USD community.  These scholarships are made up of thousands of small gifts from alumni & student donors to enrich your student experience. 
     
• Number of Awards: Approximately 30 awards are given annually.

• Amount: Awards range from $500 to $4000.

• Notification:  Recipients will be notified by May 15, 2014, and awarded for academic year 2014–2015.

• Review Cycle: Applications are accepted annually December through Februrary.

DO I QUALIFY?

For all Alumni and Class Legacy scholarships, students must:

• Be current and returning USD undergraduate or graduate student in good standing. 
• Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
• Demonstrated involvement or service to USD and/or the community.
• Special consideration given to students who filled out a FAFSA and have financial need.

Additional Selection Criteria: 

1. Alumni Endowed Scholarship - open to undergraduate and graduate students
• Special consideration given to legacy students, who are relatives of USD alumni.

2. Daniel L. Burkett III Memorial Scholarship - open to undergraduate students only
• Be an active member and in good standing with a social Greek Life organization.
• Special considerations given to students in Alcalá Club and Omnicron Delta Epsilon.
• Special consideration will be given to students who filled out a FAFSA and have financial need.

3. Kyle O’Connell Memorial - open to undergraduate and graduate students
 
• Enroll in the study of the healing arts including nursing, marriage & family therapy or the sciences. 
• Demonstrate a passion for their chosen area of study and how their education will facilitate 
    1) discover and/or improve treatments or find a cure for cancer, 
    2) provide comfort and hope for patients and families struggling with terminal illness, or
    3) be an advocate and motivate others to be active in the fight against cancer.

4. Senior Class Legacy Scholarship - open to undergraduate students only
• Demonstrates a lasting impact through campus involvement.

5. Therese Whitcomb ‘53 Scholarship- open to undergraduate students only
• Special consideration given to legacy students, who are relatives of USD alumni.
• Special consideration given to transfer students. 

QUESTIONS:

Contact Alumni Relations at (619) 260-4819; alumni@sandiego.edu or stop by Degheri Alumni Center Room 137, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.