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YSU Foundation provides $1.7 million more in scholarships

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Youngstown State University will provide an additional $1.7 million in scholarship funding thanks to the YSU Foundation.

A news conference was held today to announce the allocation of $6.8 million to YSU for scholarships; a $1.7 increase from last year. 

Nearly 3,000 students will benefit from the scholarships. 

The YSU Foundation is the 6th largest public foundation in the state of Ohio, and the 225th largest public foundation in the country. 

"I want to thank the YSU Foundation for its continued generosity and this historic increase in scholarship support for our students," YSU President Cynthia E. Anderson said. "Students will feel the impact of these changes immediately and where it counts – in their wallets."

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