Saint Augustine's University Student Receives MetLife Scholarship
RALEIGH, NC – Saint Augustine’s University junior Genele B. Tulloch of Raleigh, NC, received a $2,000 MetLife STEM Scholarship from the Independent College Fund of North Carolina (ICFNC). Genele is majoring in Engineering Mathematics.
Recipients of the MetLife scholarship must have financial need; meet or exceed a 3.2 grade point average; and demonstrate campus involvement, work experience or community service experience. Preference is given to computer, engineering or math majors, and students from underrepresented populations in those majors.
“MetLife has contributed $76,000 over the past four years for scholarships to independent college students in North Carolina,” said ICFNC Director Colleen Kinser. “Their support of students in the critical STEM majors is greatly appreciated.”
The Independent College Fund of North Carolina, is a division of North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities (NCICU), the sector of higher education that represents North Carolina’s 36 private, non-profit colleges and universities.
The mission of NCICU is to support, represent, and advocate for North Carolina independent higher education in the areas of state and federal public policy and on education issues with the other sectors of education in the state. NCICU also provides research and information to and about private colleges and universities, conducts staff development workshops for campus personnel, and coordinates collaborative programs that provide money-saving benefits to campuses. For more information about NCICU, visit www.ncicu.org.