Friday, June 10, 2011

College Bound Scholarship deadline is June 30

Opportunity is a big word around The Advance, and the College Bound Scholarship is one of the state's best when it comes to making opportunities a reality.

June 30 is the last day for eighth grade students to sign-up and makes the College Bound pledge. Low-income or foster youth students can apply for free college tuition, fees and $500 towards books. The pledge? Keep your GPA above 2.0, be a good community member, and get accepted into college.

Only three weeks are left for this year's eighth graders. Head over and apply now: College Bound Application

To read more:
HECBlog Post - College Bound Scholarship deadline nears
SEA Times Editorial - Getting young people to stay in school and go to college

To read this blog post in Spanish, go here.