30 Odessa Students Given Scholarships by Odessa Chamber, UTPB

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Some lucky students and Permian and Odessa High will have help with their higher education.

30 students were given scholarships by the Odessa Chamber and UTPB.

Each of these "U-Scholarships" will cover tuition for one of the university's online courses.

The students will get to choose from four freshman courses including psychology and art appreciation.

Once they're finished, the credits they earn can be transferred to any public universities in the state and many that are out-of-state.

The students were chosen based on their academic performance and their exemplary college readiness.