LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The University
of Louisville received a $3 million gift to help top achieving students afford
tuition and UofL revealed the donation from the Henry Vogt Foundation comes
with $3 million in matching gifts from other donors.
Kentucky students who have a 3.75
grade point average and score at least 30 on their ACT are eligible.
Henry V. Heuser Jr. With the Henry
Vogt Foundation said, "Hearing the story of the hundreds of really
talented high school act scholars coming out of high school that have been
accepted into the university but can't attend because of financial needs
limits, that really touched our hearts."
"We are especially thrilled about these gifts because they directly
impact our students," said UofL President James Ramsey. "We'll be targeting
more donations for scholarships in the stretch run of our comprehensive
UofL began its current fundraising
campaign back in 2007.
For more information about the campaign or to make a contribution
to student scholarships, click here.
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