MOUNT VERNON — A special scholarship selection process has been announced by the Community Foundation of Mount Vernon & Knox County for children, stepchildren or grandchildren (including those legally adopted) of active members of American Legion Post 136. Students who meet this eligibility requirement, regardless of residency, many apply.
A total of $2,000 in scholarships is available for the current academic year. Selection of scholarship recipients will be based upon a combination of demonstrated financial need and academic achievement and requires enrollment in an accredited two-year or four-year degree.
Students wishing to apply are encouraged to contact Cindy Merrin at the Community Foundation 740-399-5201 for application instructions, including submission of current FAFSA data. Applications must be received or postmarked by Friday, Oct. 19.