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Scholarships available

on May 09, 2014 10:45 AM

This year Indiana VFW Post 1989 will award four scholarship grants of $3,000 to students currently attending an Indiana County high school.

The student applying must already be accepted to a college or university. Interested students must provide the VFW Scholarship Committee with a letter of application stating: the reason why scholarship assistance is needed; family size and makeup of ages; parents’ occupations and income; other scholarship aid applied for to date and status of such aid; any other information that could be helpful; proof of acceptance to a college or university; an official transcript of applications; academic record from his or her respective high school.

Completed applications should be sent to the Scholarship Review Committee, VFW Post 1989, 824 Indian Springs Road, Indiana, PA 15701.

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The Indiana Garden Club, a member of the Garden Club federation of Pennsylvania, District VI, annually awards a minimum of one $500 scholarship from the Julia Pound/Alice O’Dell scholarship fund for students entering college or graduate school with a major of ecology, horticulture, landscape design, landscape architecture, conservation, botany, forestry, agriculture, or earth sciences. The student must be a resident of Indiana County.

A scholarship application must be completed, including an official transcript and a letter of recommendation. The application may be obtained at www.indianagardenclub.com.

The application and supporting documents must be mailed to the Indiana Garden Club, attention: scholarship, P.O. Box 1447, Indiana, PA 15701, with a postmark deadline of June 15.

Students will be notified by mail before Aug. 1 if they have been awarded a scholarship. For more information, email igcinformation@gmail.com or dohara4@comcast.net.

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