Scholarship news: Peninsula College, AWC offer scholarships

PC Foundation offering funds to new students

The Peninsula College Foundation recently granted $10,000 to be awarded to new students enrolling in Peninsula College’s Bachelor of Applied Management Program spring quarter 2019.

To be eligible to receive up to $1,000 towards tuition, students must meet all eligibility criteria and program pre-requisites, apply and be admitted to the program,and enroll in courses spring quarter 2019.

Funds are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis and may not be used to supplant other sources of tuition-based aid, foundation representatives say; the scholarship may be awarded in addition to other financial aid funds such as Pell or State Need Grant.

For more information on the application process, visit www.pencol.edu/bas or contact program director Amy Williamson at bas@pencol.edu.

City seeks applicants for AWC scholarship

The City of Sequim is now accepting applications for the AWC Center for Quality Communities Scholarship Fund. The scholarship is available through a statewide competitive process for students who are actively engaged in their city government and/or community and plan to attend post-secondary school in fall 2019.

To be eligible, a student must be a Washington state resident, graduating from high school, home school or receiving a GED in spring/summer 2019; plan to continue their education at an accredited college or trade school in the 2019-2020 academic year on a half-time or more basis, and been involved with a city government or with a community/school leadership activity.

Information and application materials can be obtained at cfqc.org.

Completed applications are due no later than 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28.

Submit completed materials to: City of Sequim, Attn: Karen Kuznek-Reese, 152 W. Cedar Street, Sequim WA 98382. Or, submit by email to kkuznek@sequimwa.gov.

The Center for Quality Communities, a 501(c)(3) organization, promotes municipal leadership development and civic engagement. The center’s goal is to develop a broad public understanding of the important role cities and towns play in Washington state.

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