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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (1/98)
Contact: Lynn Stewart or Amy Boltinghouse, Centenary News Service
318-869-5120 or 869-5709

Centenary One of 92 in New "America's Best Scholarships" Book

SHREVEPORT, LA -- Centenary College is one of 92 colleges in the nation included in a new scholarship guide, The Student Guide to America's Best College Scholarships: 1998-1999, published by John Culler & Sons.

In order to be recognized in the book, Centenary's merit-based academic scholarship had to meet the following requirements:
Merit-based only
Not subject to financial need
Renewable for at least eight semesters or 12 quarters
Equal to at least 50 percent of the cost of attendance for any out-of-state student
Not subject to residency requirements or any other restriction
Administered by the school and derived from its own funds or endowments or from outside foundations or corporation sources, and not from any government source.

Centenary is described in the book in a two-page spread based on information and photographs submitted to Institutional Research and Evaluation, Inc.

In a letter to Centenary Dean of Enrollment Management Joel R. Wincowski, John Culler, the book's publisher writes, "After reading this book, I understand what unique opportunities the colleges and universities in this book have to offer and how far they are above the crowd. . . A new standard has been set by which all institutions of higher education will be measured, and expectations will be raised for other schools if they expect to compete with you for the cream of the crop of America's top students."

The Student Guide To America's Best College Scholarships: 1998-1999 consists of 294 pages and is being sold in bookstores across the country.

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