Two UAB students have been chosen to receive scholarships awarded by the Alliance for LGBT Equality at UAB, an organization of campus faculty and staff.
Incoming freshman Jared Allen Bash of Oneonta, Ala., and senior Bri Nicole Bruce of Birmingham were selected to receive the scholarships based on their outstanding academic records, volunteer efforts and leadership skills. Bash will study French and computer science and will participate in the Global and Community Leadership Honors Program. Bruce majors in English, with a concentration in English literature; for her senior honors thesis in English she is writing a novel with LGBT characters.
The students will be honored at a reception Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. Provost Linda Lucas will present the awards. This will be the second year the Alliance for LGBT Equality at UAB has awarded scholarships to deserving students.