Global Scholars Students Named Semifinalists

Two of Chattanooga State’s Global Scholars have been named semifinalists for the Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship, which provides up to $40,000 per year as an undergraduate transfer scholarship. Chattanooga State Global Scholars honors students Ashwyn Sam (pictured above) and Chandler Kennedy have been named as semifinalists.

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Chandler Kennedy

According to the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, more than 3,000 students nationally applied for this award. If selected, they will receive scholarships to complete their bachelor’s degrees and join a very prestigious group of scholars. Final selections will be made in April.

“I am extremely proud of these two students for making it this far in the process. To be named as a semifinalist is a tremendous honor and confirmation of the incredible work and service our students are doing,” states Amanda Bennett, Director, Global Scholars Honors Program.

To see the complete list of semifinalists for the nation’s largest transfer scholarship, go here.

For more information about the Global Scholars Honor Program at Chattanooga State, please contact Amanda Bennett, 423-697-2577, email: Amanda.Bennett@ChattanoogaState.edu or visit here.

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Chattanooga State Scholarship Applications Available Nov. 1

Scholarship applications for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters will be available beginning November 1 for current and incoming students. Chattanooga State and the Chattanooga State Foundation expect to award up to $1 million in scholarships to qualified students. Applicants who apply early will receive preference. TN Promise and Hope Scholarship recipients may also qualify for institutional scholarships. Students who will be enrolling in Fall 2017 should submit applications as early as possible.

For detailed information on how to apply, visit chattanoogastate.edu/scholarships.

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Faith & Doubt Film Screening Feb. 17 & 18

“Faith & Doubt: Science and Religion in the Search for Truth,” a documentary film by David Wollert, an associate professor of biology, will be presented for viewing in the Humanities Theatre on Wednesday, February 17 at 7:00 p.m. and again on Thursday, February 18 at 11:00 a.m. The film is free and open to the Continue reading Faith & Doubt Film Screening Feb. 17 & 18