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Media Advisory

For immediate use 

March 6, 2006 -- No. 124

Morehead Scholars for 2006
to be named Friday (March 10)

Winners of this yearís Morehead Scholarships to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will be announced Friday (March 10).

The full, four-year merit awards are valued at approximately $80,000 for each in-state student and $140,000 for each out-of-state student. For more information, visit www.moreheadfoundation.org.

Shortly after noon on Friday), UNC News Services will send a news release to the Associated Press in Raleigh and post the release on News Servicesí Web site:  http://www.unc.edu/news/. Winners will be listed alphabetically by North Carolina county for in-state winners and by state and country for out-of-state winners.

News Services will then email the release to as many news outlets as possible in the home counties and cities of the winners. Winnersí photos will be on the Web for downloading, with Web addresses listed in the news release.

News editors and reporters with questions about the scholarship program may contact the Morehead Foundation at (919) 962-1201. Those with questions about the release may contact L.J. Toler at News Services, (919) 962-8589.

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Morehead Foundation contact: Megan Mazzocchi, (919) 962-1201
News Services contact
: L.J. Toler, (919) 962-8589