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.

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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.