Local pair receive U of Alberta scholarships

Two post-secondary students from Castlegar received schaolarships from the University of Alberta recently.

Brittney Arabia

Brittney Arabia

Over 305 of 1,000 University of Alberta Augustana Campus students have been awarded scholarships and awards for the 2011-2012 academic year. Among those receiving awards were:

Brittany Arabia, of Castlegar, a first year Bachelor of Arts student, was awarded a total of $1,500 for Non-Alberta Residency and Honours, funded by An Augustana Non-Alberta Incentive Entrance Award and An Augustana Faculty Honours Entrance Scholarship.

Linnea Barisoff, of Castlegar, a second year Bachelor of Science student, was awarded a total of $1,250 for Academic Achievement, funded by The Inanda Hoyme Memorial Scholarship and A University of Alberta Undergraduate Scholarship.

More than $560,000 was provided to UAlberta Augustana Campus students in scholarships and awards recognizing excellence in Academics, Fine Arts, Athletics, and Leadership. Support comes from generous donors, investment earnings on endowments, and from Faculty funded awards.

As the premier public liberal arts and sciences campus of UAlberta, Augustana Campus offers four year Bachelor Degree Programs in Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Fine Arts, Management and combined Science/Education. Located in Camrose, Alberta, UAlberta’s Augustana Campus remains committed to providing students with a high quality, undergraduate education.