Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2011-01-31
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.
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized 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 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.