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Taylorville Senior Awarded $36K Scholarship

A Taylorville High School Senior has been awarded a $36,000 scholarship for school from the University of Illinois Springfield.  Breauna Spencer of Taylorville has been admitted to the U of I Springfield for Fall of 2022 and awarded a $36,000 Capital Scholars Honors Program Scholarship.  She plans to major in biology at UIS. The scholarship can be renewed for a total of four years, provided the student maintains college GPA requirements.

 

While at THS, Spencer is a member of the National Honor Society, dance team, band, concert choir, madrigals, and is part of the school musical. She is hoping to continue her education to become a veterinarian. 

 

Capital Scholars Honors Program scholarships are competitive and are based on GPA. For more information on scholarships, contact the UIS Office of Financial Assistance at 217-206-6724 or finaid@uis.edu.  For a full list of scholarship opportunities, visit uis.edu/cost-aid/scholarships.  Students may apply for admission to UIS at uis.edu/apply. Contact admissions at 217-206-4847 with questions. 

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