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Rickel, Dr. Todd and Christin Scholarship
The Dr. Todd and Christin Rickel Scholarship was established in 2015 (and revised in 2016) through generous gifts from the Rickel family. The scholarship will assist University of Akron students in the College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) and Wayne College who are in need of last dollars to complete their associate or bachelor’s degrees.
Candidates for The Dr. Todd and Christin Rickel Scholarship must be full- or part-time students enrolled in CAST or Wayne College with financial need and a cumulative GPA of 2.3 or higher. Preference will be given to non-traditional, first-generation students. Funds can be distributed for any term, including the summer. Scholarship committees in CAST and Wayne College, in conjunction with the Office of Student Financial Aid, will review applicants and select recipients.
The Dr. Todd and Christin Rickel Scholarship is funded through contributions from the Rickel family. Award amounts and distribution may vary depending on fund availability. Scholarship committees in CAST and Wayne College, in conjunction with the Office of Student Financial Aid, will determine award amounts and award dates.