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|Fourth Annual Scholarship Luncheon Honors Albrights Donors|
students depend on financial assistance for tuition, room and board, books
and all of the other costs of higher education. In fact, 93 percent of
Albright students require financial assistance to pursue their academic
Albright College scholarship recipients attended the fourth annual Scholarship
Luncheon to thank the donors who have endowed scholarship funds. For the
2001-02 academic year, the College awarded more than $11 million in Albright
funds towards scholarship and grant aid to support students.
there are more than 200 endowed scholarship funds in Albrights portfolio.
Scholarship endowments work to benefit students and the College in perpetuity.
Funds are often created in the name of individual class years, a company
or profession or, more often, in memory of a loved one.
such scholarship, the Nancy Ratajczak-Shuman 60 Memorial Scholarship,
was recently established under the leadership of Nancy Neatock Dettra
53. At this years luncheon, Dettra spoke about her experience
in setting up the scholarship and working to raise the money needed to
have it endowed.
02 also spoke of his gratitude for the scholarship he has received
while at Albright. During his junior year, his father lost his job and
Sasse had to decide if he should finish his education at a less expensive
state school or could continue at Albright, paying the majority of the
expenses out of his own pocket. Had it not been for the J.F. Crowell Memorial
Scholarship, Sasse wouldnt have had a decision to make.
enough aid through that scholarship fund to be able to continue his education
at Albright College, the school he had come to think of as his home.
For information on contributing to an existing endowed scholarship fund, or establishing a new endowed scholarship fund, contact Jason Ketter, associate vice-president of development, at 610-921-7500.