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Post University Announces Winners of Malcolm Baldrige Scholarship

WATERBURY — Post University has announced that Alexa Philippi of Watertown and Meredith Mischke of Burlington as this year’s recipients of the four-year, full-tuition scholarship to study at the University’s Malcolm Baldrige School of Business.

Each year, Post awards outstanding high school students who wish to pursue a degree in business from The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business with a scholarship to cover tuition-related expenses, valued at $113,000.

A senior at Watertown High School, Alexa Philippi demonstrated academic excellence and maintained strong extracurriculars, serving as the Watertown Varsity Cheerleading captain. 

Ms. Philippi plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree in business administration at Post with the scholarship,.

Meredith Mischke, a senior at Lewis Mills High School in Burlington, was enrolled in Post’s High School Academy, a program provided to eligible high school students of participating high schools to take undergraduate courses and earn valuable college credits. 

Ms. Mischke has already earned three college credits at Post and plans to pursue a degree in accounting.

“I consider the Malcolm Baldrige Scholarship as the most prestigious scholarship awarded at the university. Only two incoming freshman business majors each year are selected to receive this scholarship,” said Dr. Jeremi Bauer, dean of The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business. 

“Alexa and Meredith are joining an elite group of scholars who came before them, and I am looking forward to all they are going to accomplish.”

To qualify for the scholarship, students must enroll as a full-time residential student, have a high school GPA of at least 3.65, and meet other requirements including two letters of recommendation from teachers and a 500-word essay to be eligible for this scholarship.

Students are selected by the Admissions Committee and Business Faculty Readers based on academic excellence and commitment to quality.

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