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James Madison University Scholarships

100 East Grace Street, MSC 0101 Tuition In/Out-State: $10,878 / $27,278 Total Fall Enrollment: 19,434
Harrisonburg , VA 22807 Books and Supplies: $990 Applicants Admitted: 72%
(540) 568-5681 On-campus Room and Board: $9,898 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 62% Undergraduate Application Fee: $70 Receiving Institutional Aid: 20% , $6,755 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics

Cheryl Lynn Rader Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Description
Average Award:$640.00 Criteria:Need:Yes. Minimum GPA:No. Class Year: Freshman. Other:No. Scholarship History:Established by Frank and Carolyn Rader in September 1995 in loving memory of their daughter, Cheryl Lynn Rader. Through the generosity of her many friends and family members, the scholarship was endowed in January 1997. Cheryl received her undergraduate degree in social studies from Radford University in 1985 and a Master of Education degree from James Madison University in 1988. She started her career as resident director at Bridgewater College in 1985 and then moved to Randolph Macon Women's College, where she also served as resident director. After moving back to her home in Buena Vista, Cheryl worked with the Social Services Department in Lexington, Virginia in the Child Protective Agency. She was accepted into the JMU graduate program in 1986 and earned her Master of Education degree in 1988. After receiving her degree, she worked at Southern Virginia University as Financial Aid Director before taking the position of Assistant Financial Aid Director at James Madison University. She was employed in this capacity at the time of her death in August 1995, at the age of 32.
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