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$30,000 matching grant provided for Valley Scholars
By Julia Benitez Sullivan, Univ Relations Director
381-2741
Posted: 01/03/2001
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With its most recent donation, The University of Texas-Pan American Foundation has matched a $30,000 challenge grant from the Valley Alliance of Mentors and Scholarships (VAMOS) to fund $60,000 in scholarships for students transferring from South Texas Community College.

The McAllen Medical Center Foundation has committed $15,000 annually to the UTPA-VAMOS Valley Scholars Program. Harold Siglar and John Schrock Sr., McAllen Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors, along with other donors will be on hand for the check presentation.

A news conference and check presentation will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 4 in the International Trade and Technology Building.

Siglar, Schrock, scholarship recipients, other donors and representatives from UTPA, the UTPA Foundation, VAMOS and South Texas Community College will be present.

For more information, contact the Office of University Relations at (956) 381-2741 or the Office of The Vice President for External Affairs at (956) 381-2116.

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