Webster awards five students with Presidential Scholarship


Webster named five high school students Presidential Scholarship recipients 2016. It is the largest scholarship offered to students at Webster University and covers the full cost of tuition during a students four-years as an undergraduate student.

Students who received the award for 2016 included John McKissack, Mile Minaar, Kathleed Schmidt, Kelli Maclauchlin and Taylor Dedic. The five scholarship recipients have an average GPA of 4.26 and an average ACT score of 31.4. The recipients are expected to start at Webster in the fall.

According to Webster’s website, The Presidential Scholarship is a comprehensive full-tuition award for outstanding undergraduate students who enroll at Webster as first-time freshmen. Awards for 2016-2017 will be valued at more than $105,000 over four years.

The scholarship is annually renewable, provided the students  maintain a scholarship of 3.5 or higher while at Webster. The scholarship can be used on the St. Louis campus and at Webster’s international campuses while studying abroad.

Reporting by Kavahn Mansouri

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