What: Seton Hill University of Greensburg, Pa., surprised Michelle Morgan with a full scholarship for four years through the University’s Division of Education.

When: Thursday, February 23, 2012, 10 a.m.

Where: Bishop Canevin High School, 2700 Morange Road, Pittsburgh, Pa. (Report to Main Office)

Who: Michelle Morgan, of Robinson Township, Pa., is a senior at Bishop Canevin High School. She is the daughter of Paul George and Mary Ann Morgan. Michelle plans to major in elementary and special education at Seton Hill. Michelle is a member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church of McKees Rocks.


Seton Scholars Program: In 2007, Seton Hill University created the Seton Scholars Program to recognize outstanding academic achievement by incoming freshmen in the traditional undergraduate program at Seton Hill. Seton Scholars receive full tuition scholarships that are renewable for four years of study at Seton Hill and are valued at more than $113,000 each. Scholarships are awarded annually by each of the University’s academic divisions: Humanities, Visual and Performing Arts, Natural and Health Sciences, Education and Social Sciences. For the 2012-2013 academic year, Seton Hill will award ten full-tuition scholarships, two from each academic division.

Selection Criteria for Seton Hill Scholar in Seton Hill’s Division of Education:
1200 or higher combined SAT score, high school grade point average of 3.5 or higher, honors or Advanced Placement coursework pertinent to the major, demonstration of leadership or community service, a letter of recommendation that addresses the student’s ability to excel in the field of study, and an essay written by the student describing her/his decision to major in the field chosen. Majors in this division include early childhood education and elementary and special education.