UNCF and Supporters Award 65 Scholarships to Local Students at the 4th Annual St. Louis Scholarship Awards Dinner

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St. Louis Local Cedric “the Entertainer” and Local Civic, Business Leaders to Present Scholarships

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Actor, comedian, philanthropist and education activist Cedric “The Entertainer” will give an encore performance as host on August 7 when UNCF (the United Negro College Fund), the nation's largest and most effective minority education organization, presents 65 scholarships to 60 exceptional St. Louis students at the 4th annual UNCF Scholarship Awards Dinner. The event will take place at the Norwood Hills Country Club and represents an investment in St. Louis’ future as area young people get the support they need to get to and through college.

Anheuser-Busch serves as the UNCF Scholarship Awards Dinner Presenting Sponsor. Master Sponsors are Fifth Third Bank, Southeast Missouri State University, and Wells Fargo Advisors. In addition to serving as a Master Sponsor, Wells Fargo Advisors will hold a financial planning seminar for scholarship recipients and their families prior to the dinner.

For more information on the UNCF St. Louis Scholarship Awards Dinner, please contact UNCF at 314.241.4333.

WHO: UNCF (United Negro College Fund)

WHAT: UNCF St. Louis Scholarship Awards Dinner

WHEN: Thursday, August 7, 2014

Norwood Hills Country Club
1 Norwood Hills Country Club Drive
St. Louis, MO

About UNCF

UNCF (United Negro College Fund) is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. To serve youth, the community and the nation, UNCF supports students’ education and development through scholarships and other programs, strengthens its 37 member colleges and universities, and advocates for the importance of minority education and college readiness. UNCF institutions and other historically black colleges and universities are highly effective, awarding 20 percent of African American baccalaureate degrees. UNCF administers more than 400 programs, including scholarship, internship and fellowship, mentoring, summer enrichment, and curriculum and faculty development programs. Today, UNCF supports more than 60,000 students at over 900 colleges and universities. Learn more at http://www.uncf.org.

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