WCU To Focus On 'Giving' Scholarship Assistance
Last updated 11/24/2021 at 1:33pm
Western Carolina University will focus its annual Giving Tuesday initiative on raising $250,000 for scholarship assistance for those students who all too often fall through the cracks between merit-based awards for top scholars and income-based aid for those facing the greatest financial hardships.
The university in recent years has increased the number of scholarships available for the highest-achieving students, while loans, grants and some scholarships are available for students who have the most significant financial need.
But, the strain on finances for some students and their famili...