ERIC Number: EJ532632
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The University Scholars Program: A Case Study in the Recruitment and Retention of High-Caliber Students.
DeSalvo, Joy; Ritchey, Nathan P.
College and University, v71 n4 p21-25 Spr 1996
Youngstown State University (Ohio) established a full-cost renewable scholarship for 40 students annually who maintain a 3.5 or higher grade point average. The program is described, including results of the first three years' recruitment, first-year academic requirements, cocurricular activities, community service component, scholarship renewal, and relationship with the honors program. Lessons learned from three years' experience are discussed. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Academic Standards, Case Studies, College Administration, Dropout Prevention, Grade Point Average, High Achievement, Higher Education, Honors Curriculum, Merit Scholarships, Program Descriptions, School Holding Power, State Universities, Student Recruitment
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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