City of Redmond accepting applications for Teen Community Scholarship Awards
March 14, 2012 · 2:28 PM
The City of Redmond's Teen Community Scholarship Awards are now accepting applicants.
This is the fourth year of the award and last year $4,500 was given out to local high school seniors. Awards are up to $1,500 for post-high school education and as many as three will be available. To apply, visit www.redmond.gov/teens and select the Teen Community Scholarships application link.
To qualify for the scholarship teens must complete up to 150 hours of community service from July 2011 to April 30, 2012 with at least 50 percent of the hours completed in Redmond. Teens must also be Redmond residents with at least a C grade point average. Applications are due April 30 by 5 p.m.
The scholarships are sponsored by the American Legion Post 161, Faith Lutheran Church and community members who want to support young people giving back to their community.
To make a contribution, contact the American Legion Post 161 at www.post161.org. For more information about the scholarships, email firstname.lastname@example.org.