|LTU News Center|
|21000 West Ten Mile Road|
|Southfield, MI 48075-1058|
|Release Date: January 28, 2013|
|Michigan high school seniors compete for Lawrence Tech scholarships|
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Lawrence Technological University will award up to 100 scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $4,000 a year for four years in an essay competition for Michigan high school seniors.
The scholarships can be added to other Lawrence Tech academic scholarships for which students may qualify.
To enter the contest, high school seniors must first apply to LTU at www.ltu.edu/futurestudents/apply.asp.
The essays must be submitted by email to email@example.com by Friday, Feb. 1.
Students can write up to 1,200 words on the following topic: “Are there any projects or discoveries in the realm of sustainability that will make, or have made, a positive impact on our environment? Please choose one project or discovery from any discipline and briefly explain why it was successful, why sustainability is an important idea to explore, and what the future of sustainability will hold.”
Up to 100 students who enter the essay contest will win a four-year scholarship to Lawrence Tech.
The second round of the competition will determine how large the scholarship will be for each student. The essay contest winners will come to Lawrence Tech’s campus in Southfield on Saturday, Feb. 23, to take a 90-minute written test. Students with the best scores will win annual scholarships of $4,000 for four years.
More information about entering this scholarship competition is at www.ltu.edu/futurestudents/michigan.asp.
Lawrence Technological University, www.ltu.edu, is a private university founded in 1932 that offers more than 100 programs through the doctoral level in its Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering, and Management. Bloomberg Businessweek lists Lawrence Tech among the nation’s top 20 percent of universities for return on undergraduate tuition investment, and highest in the Detroit metropolitan area. Lawrence Tech is also listed in the top tier of Midwestern universities by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review. Students benefit from small class sizes and experienced faculty who provide a real-world, hands-on, “theory and practice” education with an emphasis on leadership. Activities on Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus include over 60 student clubs and organizations and a growing roster of NAIA varsity sports.