Two Lincoln Alumni Selected to Receive Scholarships for High Academic
Performance; Horace Mann Bond-Leslie Pinckney Hill Scholarship is Awarded to Students
Studying for Graduate Degrees in Pennsylvania
Two recent alumni
of Lincoln University have been selected to receive the Horace Mann Bond-Leslie
Pinckney Hill Scholarship for their high academic performance and to pursue graduate
degrees in dentistry.
The two scholarship recipients are Rhasheda V.
Henley, who graduated from Lincoln in May 2000 with a bachelor of arts degree
in biology, and Eric R. Copes, who earned his bachelor of science degree
from Lincoln in general science in May 2001. Both are residents of the City of
Philadelphia and have been accepted for enrollment in the fall of 2002 in Temple
University's School of Dentistry.
The Horace Mann Bond-Pinckney Hill Scholarship
provides full tuition for law, medical or dental education at Temple University,
Pennsylvania State University or the University of Pittsburgh to eligible graduates
of Lincoln University. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has funded the scholarship
since 1983. It was restructured in 1998 to increase the amount of qualified students
from Lincoln entering post graduate and professional education in Pennsylvania
To qualify, candidates must be seniors or recent graduates
(within the last five academic years) of Lincoln University, and accepted as a
full-time student in a professional program of law, medicine, or dentistry at
Temple University, Pennsylvania State University or the University of Pittsburgh.
Candidates must be residents of Pennsylvania and citizens or permanent residents
of the United States. Candidates must be nominated by Lincoln and must demonstrate
high academic performance and maintain satisfactory progress.
will receive a commitment of financial support up to a maximum of four academic
years, based upon satisfactory performance. Scholarship awards will be applied
toward tuition and tuition-required fees. The program can support a maximum of
40 full-time scholarships.
The scholarship is named for Horace Mann Bond,
a 1923 graduate and former president of Lincoln University, and Leslie Pinckney
Hill, who served as the first president of what is now Cheyney University.
in 1854, Lincoln University provides the best elements of a liberal arts and sciences-based
undergraduate core curriculum and selected graduate programs to meet the needs
of students living in a highly technological and global society. Besides its main
campus in southern Chester County, Lincoln also operates the Center for Graduate
and Continuing Education in Philadelphia. The University enrolled 1,871 undergraduate
and graduate students during the 2001-2002 academic year.
Lincoln has achieved
several recent national distinctions. Lincoln University is: