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Tatiana M. White of Hinesville has received an Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps scholarship to attend Columbus State University.
Scholarships are awarded on a merit basis, reflecting academic achievement, extracurricular activities, physical fitness, specific performance or accomplishment, leadership abilities and personal interviews. Scholarship recipients are enrolled as members of the Army ROTC battalion at their colleges.
The scholarship entitlements include tuition and fees, as well as an annual book allowance and a monthly stipend for up to 10 months of each school year the scholarship is in effect.
Upon graduation from college and completion of the ROTC program requirements, the student receives a bachelor's degree and a commission as a second lieutenant in the Army. All scholarship students incur a military service obligation of eight years, which may be fulfilled by either serving on active duty or in the Reserve Components of the Army.
White is the sister of Juliyana D. Ferguson and Maricella K. White of Norcross and Elijah V. Miller of Hinesville.
She is a 2016 graduate of Liberty County High School.