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UCAN Wheelersburg Excellence Scholarship

The Scioto Foundation’s University College Access Network or UCAN was launched in 2008.
It is a program that helps youth plan, prepare, and pay for college through strong partnerships
with all Scioto County, Ohio schools, the South-Central Ohio ESC, local businesses, and

The UCAN Wheelersburg Excellence Scholarship is part of the UCAN program. Wheelersburg
has over $245,000 in its endowment fund and has given away over $70,000 in scholarships to
136 students since the start of the program.

To celebrate the beginning of the UCAN (University/College Access Network) program’s 15th
year in the fall of 2022, the Scioto Foundation will offer an additional $15,000 and a total of
$40,000 in matching challenge grants to Scioto County school systems for their UCAN
endowment funds for the 2022/2023 school year.

If you would like to donate to this fund, go to www.sciotofoundation.org or mail a check to the
Scioto Foundation, P.O. Box 911, Portsmouth, OH 45662. You may also contact the school or
the Foundation for more information.

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