Rhodes State College News

April 11, 2018
Rhodes State College Foundation Awards Student Scholarships 2018

The 21st Annual Rhodes State College Scholarship Awards reception was held April 11 in the Keese Hall Multipurpose Center with close to 300 recipients, donors and guests attending. During the event, the Rhodes State College Foundation awarded 125 scholarships totaling over $120,000, with an additional 20 scholarship awards worth over $20,000 yet to be awarded for the 2018 – 2019 academic year. The scholarships, which are for new and current students, come from over 50 endowed and scholarship funds. The average scholarship award shows an 18% increase over last year. 

Over the past 20 years, the Foundation has awarded over 2,000 scholarships totaling over $2.1 million through endowed and annual scholarships.

Founded in 1978, the Rhodes State College Foundation assists the College by developing partnerships and relationships with individuals, businesses and community organizations. The Foundation generates financial support to increase the College’s viability, enhance opportunities for students, and help provide more accessible and affordable education to current and future students. Persons and organizations interested in establishing a scholarship may contact Kevin Reeks, Executive Director of Development, at 419-995-8044.

Click here for WLIO-TV coverage of this event.

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