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Four Webster Students Win 2019 Press Club Scholarships

July 01, 2019

Four Webster University School of Communications students were among the 15 students who won 2019 media scholarships from the St. Louis Press Club. Emma Bright, studying film, television and video production; Aly Camacho, studying photography; Julia Peschel, studying photography; and McKenzie Magnus, a graduate student in media production, were presented with awards during a May 31 luncheon at the Missouri Athletic Club.

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Syrian Refugee and Activist Rania Ali Awarded Scholarship at Webster Vienna

May 10, 2019

Webster University has awarded a scholarship to Rania Ali, who will enter into the International Relations Bachelors program at Webster Vienna beginning Fall I. Born in 1995, Ali escaped her hometown of Raqqa, Syria in 2014, filming every step. Her journey was later turned into the documentary. An aspiring journalist, she will be joining a competitive international student body at Webster Vienna.

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Annual Scholarship Dinner Connects Donors, Students

April 25, 2019

Nearly 300 Webster University donors and scholarship recipients joined President Stroble and Provost Schuster for the 2019 Scholarship Dinner on April 4 in Grant Gym. This annual event brings together the recipients of Webster University scholarships, with their generous donors, to celebrate and connect. A tribute to Marilyn and Sam Fox’s years of generous support of Webster University was the highlight of the evening.

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BioSTL, MilliporeSigma Welcome WATTS Scholars

April 15, 2019

On Friday, April 12, Winning Approaches for Talented Transfers in STEM (WATTS) Scholarship recipients and additional science majors participated in a Career Development Employer Tour coordinated by the Career Planning & Development Center and Biological Sciences Department. Students visited BioSTL and MilliporeSigma, where they were able to meet with scientists and gain insight into careers and the growing science start-up community in St. Louis.

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Four Webster Students Win Press Club Scholarships

June 20, 2018

Four Webster University School of Communications students were among the 15 winners of St. Louis Press Club Scholarships at a special awards luncheon at the Press Club on June 12. Three undergraduate students and one graduate student were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship applicable to the 2018-19 academic year.

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WATTS scholars toured Cofactor Genomics as part of the Career Development Tour.

WATTS Scholars Meet Scientists, Visit Cofactor Genomics

April 20, 2018

Winning Approaches for Talented Transfers in STEM (WATTS) Scholarship recipients met with scientists and heard career advice as part of a Career Development Tour coordinated by the Career Planning and Development Center. Accompanied by Mary Preuss, associate professor and chair of Biological Sciences, Julie McHugh, program director, and Trezette Dixon, assistant director, Employer Relations, the students heard about a variety of science career paths while visiting with Doisy College of Health Sciences and touring Cofactor Genomics.

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President Stroble and scholarship recipient Jovan McBride

Scholars, Donors Celebrate at Annual Scholarship Dinner

April 17, 2018

More than 300 guests joined Chair of the Board of Trustees Lynn Britton, President Beth Stroble, and Provost Julian Schuster for the 2018 Scholarship Dinner. This special evening unites Webster University scholarship recipients with their patrons to celebrate, connect and learn from each other. The evening also featured live music by Webster students and a tribute to Dr. Donald Suggs. Webster University is grateful to all who attended and appreciative of our donors' support of Webster students.

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The number of incoming students receiving Presidential Scholarships is at a record high this year because of the University's increased commitment to diversity and academic excellence. Pictured is incoming Presidential Scholar Ajla Sahbegovic with President Stroble.

Webster Increases Number of Presidential Scholarships

April 03, 2018

Webster University has tripled the number of students receiving Presidential Scholarships in the past two years. Fifteen students will receive the full-tuition award that is the largest academic scholarship offered to any student at the institution when they start school in the fall. This is the largest number of Presidential Scholars in the history of the award. More than 120 applicants were narrowed to 32 finalists who appeared on campus for interviews.

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Professor Paula Hanssen with Samantha Womack

European Studies Major Wins German Travel Scholarship

March 20, 2018

Samantha Womack has received the Summer 2018 St. Louis Stuttgart Sister Cities travel scholarship for students studying German and/or working in a German-speaking country. She is looking forward to learning more about German culture and working in Europe during the internship in the state of Baden-Wurtemberg close to Stuttgart, our sister city.

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Nominations are due March 19

Nominate a Senior for Walker Award for Leadership

February 27, 2018

Please take a moment to nominate an outstanding graduating senior for this prestigious award that comes with a scholarship. The George Herbert Walker III Award for Leadership is awarded to the graduating senior who has demonstrated the most significant combination of academic achievement and leadership during his or her student years at Webster University. Nominations should be returned by Monday, March 19.

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The competition will include 32 finalists who will interview with faculty, staff and current student leaders.

Presidential Scholarship Competition on Campus

February 08, 2018

The Office of Admission and President Beth Stroble will host the 2018-2019 Presidential Scholarship Competition on campus on Saturday, Feb. 10. The Presidential Scholarship is the largest academic scholarship offered to any student at Webster University. On Saturday 32 finalists will compete for five full-tuition scholarships after interviewing with Webster faculty, staff and current student leaders.

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Nominate a Graduating Senior for the Walker Award for Leadership

February 07, 2017

Faculty and staff members are encouraged to nominate a graduating senior for the prestigious George Herbert Walker III Award for Leadership award, which comes with a scholarship worth more than $2,000. It is awarded to the graduating senior who has demonstrated the most significant combination of academic achievement and leadership throughout the their years as a student at Webster University. By creating this award, the Board of Trustees encourages excellence by publicly acknowledging students who have demonstrated leadership and academic distinction.

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Hahn Named to VP Position at Milliken University

December 08, 2016

Vice President for Advancement Charles Hahn has been named to the position of Vice President for Alumni and Development at Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois, beginning February 2017. Since joining Webster, Hahn transformed advancement resulting in significant increases in donor pledges and commitments, private support for endowed faculty and student scholarships -- including a 40 percent increase in this academic year -- major foundation funding of strategic academic priorities and more.

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Cameron White

White Wins Tresa Jo Wilson Scholarship from Missouri Choral Directors

September 07, 2016

Webster University senior Cameron White has been selected as the recipient of the Tresa Jo Wilson Memorial Scholarship. It's the second consecutive year that a Webster music education major has received this prestigious, highly competitive scholarship, which was created to honor the St. Louis-area choral music educator.

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Richemont’s donations to the scholarship program have directly benefited 33 high-achieving students.

Donors, Scholarship Students Meet at Geneva DWS Dinner

October 02, 2015

Donors and scholarship students gathered for Webster University Geneva’s annual Daniel Webster Society dinner on the premises of Richemont S.A. for the fifth consecutive year. Richemont’s donations to the scholarship program have directly benefited 33 high-achieving students. Four of the five students this year are also part of the Geneva Scholars Program.

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