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Laura Lasseter of Flowery Branch has been named one of three recipients of a Today’s Woman Scholar Award from Valeant Dermatology.
Lasseter will use the $10,000 scholarship to help her attend graduate school at the University of Georgia.
According to a press release, the scholarship is “for students who are mothers and pursuing any higher-education degree.” It is part of Valeant’s ASPIRE HIGHER Scholarship Program that awarded nine scholarships to a mix of graduate and undergraduate students from a pool of 970 applicants.
Winners were chosen based on a written essay describing the impact a dermatologic condition had on their life and the role their health care practitioner played in treating their condition.
Three scholarships were awarded in each of three categories: Undergraduate Scholar Awards for those pursuing an undergraduate degree, Graduate Scholar Awards for students pursuing a graduate degree and Today’s Woman Scholar Awards for students who are mothers and pursuing any higher-education degree.
Enrollment information for the 2017 scholarship program will be announced early next year. For more information, visit www.ValeantAspireHigher.com.