Vaccinated U-W students awarded scholarship

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Wisc. (WLAX/WEUX) – Scholarship recipients are selected in the UW system’s ‘Vax Up! 70 for 70 Campaign.’ President Tommy Thompson announced today that 70 students have been selected out of 77-hundred total participants through a random drawing. Eight of them are from UW Eau Claire.

They each receive a 7-thousand-dollar scholarship. The students attend the 11 UW system universities that took part in the campaign. They achieved a 70-percent COVID-19 vaccination rate among students.

In addition, UW Eau Claire awarded 50 one-thousand-dollar scholarships to randomly selected students.

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