Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2010-12-13


Samford University senior Hannah Elizabeth Seymour of Owens Cross Roads, Ala.,  has been selected to receive a $2,700 UPS Scholarship provided through the Alabama Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (AAICU).


UPS scholarships are funded by the United Parcel Service Educational Endowment Fund and administered by the Foundation for Independent Higher Education (FIHE) in Washington, D.C., with assistance in Alabama from AAICU, a statewide association for private colleges and universities.


Scholarships are awarded on the basis of a student’s academic achievement and worthiness.


A musical theatre major and a member of Alpha Psi Omega theatre honor society, Seymour has performed in many campus productions. She is the daughter of Lora and David Seymour.


About Samford UniversitySamford is a premier nationally ranked Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts and a distinct blend of graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 3rd nationally for student engagement and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks Samford 34th among private universities in the U.S. for value and affordability. Samford enrolls 5,692 students from 46 states and 28 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.