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Wells Fargo and United Negro College Fund to provide $100,000 in scholarships

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Students in Minnesota are being encouraged to apply for scholarships, as Wells Fargo has awarded a $100,000 grant to the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) to establish a new scholarship program for low-income students attending historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Students in Minnesota are being encouraged to apply for scholarships, as Wells Fargo has awarded a $100,000 grant to the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) to establish a new scholarship program for low-income students attending historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The Wells Fargo/UNCF Scholarship Program is available to students pursuing degrees in finance, business, economics, accounting and computer science or engineering.

Students are encouraged to apply for this scholarship opportunity, which in addition to providing financial assistance, offers internship and recruitment opportunities and important information on specialized financial literacy programs designed to educate young adults on the benefits and pitfalls of debt management.

Applicants for the Wells Fargo/UNCF Scholarship Fund must meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • Enrolled full-time in one of the UNCF member institutions or any other HBCU.

  • Cumulative grade point average of 2.50 or better on a 4.0 scale.

  • Sophomores, juniors or first year MBA students.

  • Pursuing a degree in finance, business, economics, accounting, computer science, or engineering.

  • Students from the following states are encouraged to apply: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

The application deadline is October 30, 2007. For more information about this scholarship program, please visit www.uncf.org.
 

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