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Public health alumna receives Pac-12 postgraduate scholarship

Oregon State rower and public health alumna Paige Phillips received a Pac-12 Postgraduate Scholarship. The scholarship, worth $9,000, is awarded to up to two student-athletes from each Pac-12 school annually.

Oregon State rower and public health alumna Paige Phillips received a Pac-12 Postgraduate Scholarship. The scholarship, worth $9,000, is awarded to up to two student-athletes from each Pac-12 school annually.

To be eligible, Paige maintained a minimum 3.0 grade point average and demonstrated a commitment to education, campus and community involvement and leadership.

Paige, a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, earned four letters for the Beavers racing primarily in the Varsity 8 throughout her OSU career. Following her sophomore season, Phillips was invited to participate in the U.S. Women’s Under 23 Team Selection Camp. She helped power OSU’s V8 to sixth place finishes at Pac-12 Championships each of the last two seasons.

She is a three-time Pac-12 All-Academic selection, including earning first team honors as a senior and recently graduating with a degree in public health.

To be selected for a Pac-12 Postgraduate Scholarship, a student-athlete must have:

  • Maintained an overall undergraduate minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.00 (based on a 4.00 scale);
  • Completed his/her final season of intercollegiate athletics eligibility in all sports or be in his/her final year of undergraduate study, having exhausted athletics eligibility in all sports;
  • Been accepted to or already be enrolled as a full-time student in a graduate or professional program at an accredited institution, or in a postgraduate program for which an undergraduate degree is required for admission;
  • Performed with distinction as a member of a varsity team; and
  • Exemplified behavior, both in competition and beyond, in a manner that has brought credit to the student-athlete, the institution and intercollegiate athletics.