Three ECSU Freshmen Awarded Full Academic Scholarships
This year’s Chancellor’s Academic Scholarship recipients Ja’Vonya Trotter, Adonis Hyman, and Kendell Brown will receive a fully funded, four-year scholarship. They were congratulated by ECSU Interim Chancellor Karrie Dixon.
Three Elizabeth City State University freshmen have been awarded Chancellor’s Academic Scholarship. These students have been awarded a fully funded, four-year scholarship that covers the cost of full tuition, student fees, university house, meals, and textbooks.
Virginia residents Kendall Brown, Adonis Hyman , and Ja’Vonya Trotter are the 2018 scholarship recipients. These students are all members of the ECSU Honors Program.
“We are proud of the academic achievement and excellence this year’s recipients of the Chancellor’s Academic Scholarship represent,” said ECSU Interim Chancellor Karrie Dixon. “In order to be awarded a full scholarship, applicants had to show academic excellence, strong character, and a commitment to success. ECSU is excited to award the scholarship to Kendall Brown, Adonis Hyman, and Ja’Vonya Trotter.”
Kendall Brown, a business administration major, is from Norfolk, Virginia and a graduate of Norview High School. Brown comes to ECSU with a GPA of 3.5067 and an SAT score of 1280.
Adonis Hyman, who has not declared his major, comes from Chesapeake, Virginia and is a graduate of Oscar F. Smith High School. Hyman comes to ECSU with a 4.28 GPA and a 1310 SAT score.
Ja’Vonya Trotter, a biology major, comes from Portsmouth, Virginia and is a graduate of I.C. Norcom High School. Trotter comes to ECSU with a 3.44 GPA and a 1280 SAT score.
The Chancellor’s Academic Scholarship was established as a merit scholarship program for incoming freshmen attending ECSU. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide an outstanding educational experience for students who are exceptional scholars, versatile, and well-rounded individuals.
Recipients of the scholarship represent the core values of the institution through their commitment to excellence, accountability, diversity, and the ECSU motto: “To live is to learn.”
Scholarship recipients are expected to maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA annually; enroll full time each semester and earn a minimum of 30 credit hours each academic year; maintain membership and active participation in the ECSU Honors Program.
Applicants for this scholarship are expected to have a minimum 3.5 or higher unweighted cumulative GPA; a minimum SAT score of 1260, or ACT score of 26. They are also expected to demonstrate a commitment to academics, service, and be involved in extracurricular activities.
For more information about the Chancellor’s Academic Scholarship, visit www.ecsu.edu and go to Financial Aid.