UIU to offer tuition awards at Iowa State Fair

Similar to the Iowa State Fair theme, “Nothing Compares” to the opportunity potential college students will have when visiting the Upper Iowa University information booth at the 2015 State Fair in Des Moines. Once again, UIU is offering prospective students a chance to enter drawings for tuition awards and free classes throughout the Aug. 13-23 event.

“We are not only eagerly anticipating the opportunity to welcome both potential students and their families to the UIU State Fair booth, but it is always a great pleasure to visit with the alumni who stop by, reintroduce themselves, and share all their great memories of the University,” said Upper Iowa President William R. Duffy.

High school juniors and seniors may register at the UIU State Fair booth for a chance to win one of two one-year tuition awards. To be eligible, the students must be 16 years of age by Sunday, Aug. 23. The award is valid only for students attending classes on the Fayette Campus. The pair of tuition awards will be drawn the week of Aug. 23.

In addition, prospective students may register for a chance to win a free class at one of the UIU education centers or online during the State Fair. One free class will be awarded each day.

Upper Iowa faculty and staff will be managing the information booth from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day in the Varied Industries Building at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. In addition to registering for prizes, the public is invited stop by to learn more about UIU and/or pick up Peacock gear.

For additional information on UIU activities or the special drawings at the Iowa State Fair, visit www.uiu.edu/fair.

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