Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2007-07-18

Samford University students Julia Hayes of Homewood and Antonia Littleton of Hoover have been selected to receive scholarships from the Adult Students in Scholastic Transition (ASIST) program sponsored by the Birmingham chapter of Executive Women International. Criteria for selection include having clearly defined career goals and objectives, and possessing motivation and potential.

Hayes and Littleton are both enrolled in Samford's Metro Programs curriculum for adult students.

Hayes, a liberal studies major, received a $1,500 scholarship.

Littleton, an elementary education major, received a $3,000 scholarship.

The ASIST program provides financial support to adult students who are working to improve their status in life through education.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.