BLOOMSBURG, PA (12/16/2019)-- The Bloomsburg University Alumni Association awards Alumni Legacy Scholarships each year to current Bloomsburg University students who are a child or grandchild of a Bloomsburg University graduate. The scholarship has been a longstanding tradition of the Alumni Board of Directors, and has provided $216,059 in scholarships since 1998. BU alumni can register their child or grandchild every fall that their student is registered for Spring classes at the university.
Jacob Nocentino, a computer science / mathematics major from Woolwich Twp, was one of 12 recipients who received the 2019 legacy scholarship. Nocentino was selected via random drawing and will have $1,000 applied to their spring 2020 tuition bill. The alumnus, their student, and their immediate family will attend the Alumni Awards Celebration on May 2 as guests of the Bloomsburg University Alumni Association Board of Directors.
Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,700 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.