Pillager St. Cloud State student awarded scholarships

Melissa Watson of Pillager named recipient of awards.


ST. CLOUD โ€“ St. Cloud State University student Melissa Watson of Pillager was awarded both the Ward's SCSU Stores Scholarship and the Mary Beth Wedum Scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year.

This scholarship is granted to new incoming freshman who ranked in the top 25% of high school graduating class, scored at least 23 on the ACT or had a cumulative GPA of at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale OR is an incoming freshman who is age 25 or older. Applicants must be enrolled at least half-time when scholarship is disbursed.

Watson was eligible for the awards based on this criteria and demonstrated history of academic success.

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