Saint Martin’s awards Trustee Scholarships to community college transfer students

Funding provided to attain bachelor’s degree

May 10, 2007

Lacey, Wash. – Saint Martin’s University awarded two Trustee Scholarships to outstanding students entering the University with an associate of arts or an associate of science degree. The Trustee Scholarships recognize students with the highest grade point averages transferring to Saint Martin’s from a Washington state community college. Recipients receive $10,000 per year for two years to complete their degree program.

The 2007 Trustee Scholarship winners are: Michael Beglin, Winlock, who will graduate from Centralia College and plans to major in civil engineering and Jacqueline Santy, Olympia, who will graduate from South Puget Sound Community College and pursue a degree in criminal justice from Saint Martin’s. Saint Martin’s Trustee Scholarships are competitive and require that students write an essay and a personal statement, as well as go through an interview with a faculty committee.

Saint Martin’s University prepares students for successful lives through its 21 majors and six graduate programs spanning the liberal arts, business, education and engineering. A Catholic, Benedictine university, Saint Martin’s welcomes 1,250 students from many ethnic and religious backgrounds to its Lacey, Washington main campus, and 650 more to four extension campuses; Fort Lewis, McChord Air Force Base, Olympic College, and Centralia College.

For additional information:

Anne Kirske
Interim communication director
Saint Martin’s University