Rebecca L. Newman Memorial Developmental Studies

Established in 2004 and renamed in 2008 in memory of Rebecca Newman, a Developmental Studies instructor, the fund assists students who are enrolled in or recently completed a Developmental Studies course.

Eligibility Criteria: To be considered for this scholarship, an applicant:

1)      must be a continuing student;
2)     must be currently enrolled in or successfully completed within the past year at least one Developmental Studies course;
3)      must enroll in and maintain at least six hours;
4)      must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater; and
5)     must demonstrate financial need (determined from completed FAFSA form).

Essay Requirement: Applicants are required to provide a statement of need, describing how this scholarship will help them.  Instructions for submitting the essay will be provided during the application process.

Award Amount/Use: Award of up to $1,000 ($500 for fall semester/$500 for spring semester) for tuition, books, required course materials and equipment.