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WSU Tri-Cities Freshmen Scholarship Money

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RICHLAND, Wash. - Washington State University Tri-Cities is offering scholarship money to every freshman that is accepted for 2007.

WSU Administration said each accepted freshmen will receive a 3,000-dollar scholarship and if they stay for four years, each student will received another 3,000 thousand dollar scholarship for their senior year.

WSU Tri-Cities Administration said it is a way to get students to come to the university and said tuition is almost 7,000 thousand dollars a year.

Clark Haueter, WSU Tri-Cities Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration said, "We are excited about the freshmen.  The community went to bat for us in the last legislative session. We got the authorization that was necessary to bring the freshman on board."

Administration said up to 50 freshmen would be accepted for next year.  Students will also be able to apply for other scholarships.