The Pine Island Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2018 scholarship opportunities of its Black Dirt Scholarship Fund for high school seniors and students attending post-secondary educational schools.
The Black Dirt Scholarship Fund awards three annual scholarships of $1,500 each to students who have demonstrated a commitment to and involvement in community volunteer service or community work experience in a more diverse environment. Scholarships will be awarded to those applicants who have chosen to pursue careers in one of three categories: Agricultural/Equestrian studies; culinary Arts/Hospitality Industry; and any other declared college major.
Applicants must be a resident of the Town of Warwick and either a high school senior who will graduate in June 2018, or a student at any stage of a post-secondary education at an accredited educational facility. Applicants must be in good academic standing and show evidence of having achieved a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 (or equivalent). Previous applicants may re-apply for consideration. Applications must be postmarked no later than Mon., Apr. 23.
The application is available to download at www.pineislandny.com/black-dirt-scholarship/ http://www.pineislandny.com/black-dirt-scholarship/.