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December 19, 2014
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Scholarships for women and girls pursuing higher education


SULLIVAN COUNTY — The Professional Women of Sullivan County’s (PWSC) Scholarship Program is currently offering 10 scholarships for women in Sullivan County.

Five $500 Mature Women’s Scholarships will be awarded to women who are returning to education after several years away. Also, five $500 Young Women’s Scholarships will be awarded to five high school seniors pursuing higher education. The PWSC is particularly looking for young women who excel academically, are well-rounded and are committed to community service and civic engagement.

All applicants must be accepted for enrollment in a college or university for the fall 2014 semester. All applicants must be full-time residents of Sullivan County, and all high school seniors must attend one of the eight high schools in Sullivan County. Home schooled students are welcome to apply. High school girls can contact their guidance counselor for applications. Women returning to school can contact Helen Rados at 845/866-2565 or email professionalwomenofsc@gmail.com. The deadline for applications is April 30.