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New and current Rhodes students getting scholarship dollars during awards program

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The scholarships which are for new and current students come from over 50 endowed and scholarship funds that are tied to Rhodes State. The scholarships which are for new and current students come from over 50 endowed and scholarship funds that are tied to Rhodes State.

There were more scholarships and more scholarship money being given out at Rhodes State College during the Annual Awards program. 

Wednesday night, the college held their 21st Annual Scholarship Awards.  The College awarded over 125 scholarship totaling around $125,000.  The scholarships which are for new and current students come from over 50 endowed and scholarship funds that are tied to Rhodes State. This years amount is around 18% increase in scholarship money over the last three years. 

Keven Reeks, the Ex. Dir. Development, Rhodes State College said,  "Our students really appreciate the financial aid they get through the scholarships.  Something else that is very important to them, this is a third party endorsement that what they are doing is very valuable.  They really feel good about that.  So, yes they really do need the money to pay for their college education.  But its that extra emphasis, that somebody is really believing in what I am doing.”

 Over the past two decades, they have given out around 19,000 scholarships totally around  $2,000,000.

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