Rutgers University–Camden Students Meet with W.W. Smith Scholarships Administrator

Recipients of the W.W. Smith Scholarships with Chancellor Phoebe Haddon.

Recipients of the W.W. Smith Scholarships with Chancellor Phoebe Haddon.

 

By Jeanne Leong

At a reception on campus Brian Jones, the grants administrator for the W. W. Smith Charitable Trust, met with 11 Rutgers University–Camden scholarship recipients.

During a lunch on Nov. 10 the students shared their backgrounds and their interests with Jones.

The students’ majors include biology, engineering, health sciences, management, and nursing.

This year’s recipients are Lesliann Baez, Ann Ariel Bru, Tatiana Davis, Shania Dunlap, Kianna Graddy, Tiasia Harvey, Bria Harvey-Carr, Anay Medina, Ebony Moody, Jesus Ortiz, and Liz Ramos, all from Camden.

The W. W. Smith Charitable Trust, a private foundation established by former Kewanee Oil Company president William Wikoff Smith, is assisting Rutgers University–Camden students defray the cost of tuition by providing grants ranging from $2,000 to $7,000.

The trust has been awarding scholarships to Rutgers–Camden since 2016.

The trust, established by William Smith, president of the Kewanee Oil Company, provides scholarships to colleges and universities throughout the Philadelphia region, including Camden and five counties in Pennsylvania: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia.

 

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