Friday, June 8, 2012

College Bound scholarships deadline approaching

There’s still time for junior high students to sign up for a College Bound scholarship.
The College Bound Scholarship Program is a commitment to 7th and 8th graders whose families are unable to pay for college. A College Bound Scholarship covers annual college tuition and a small book allowance.
For eligibility, at least one of these requirements must be met:
  • Student is eligible for the federal free- or reduced- price lunch program. 
  • Student’s family receives basic food/TANF benefits. 
  • Student is a foster youth. 
  •  Student’s family meets the income standards (check out the income chart here)
But hurry,the scholarship deadline is June 30. For more information and a link to the online application, click here.

To read this story in Spanish, click here.