Southern College senior
awarded $3,000 scholarship
(Nov. 26, 2001) - Florida Southern College senior Barbara J. Gilbert
received a $3,000 scholarship from the Harcourt Scholarship Program.
The Program provides a $3,000 scholarship ($1,500 from Harcourt
and $1,500 from the host institution) to a junior or senior student
who has an interest in and demonstrates the skills related to publishing,
including writing, editing, design, and advertising.
graduate in the spring of 2002 with a degree in communication. She
is the daughter of Stephen and Mary Gilbert of Sebring, Fla.
Scholarship Program is administered by the Florida Independent College
Fund, a not-for-profit foundation for program and resources development
for the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF).
Based at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Fla., ICUF is dedicated
to providing financial assistance to students attending Floridas
independent colleges and universities. Funds are granted by corporate
partners who are equally committed to providing the best educational
alternatives for todays college students.
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.