Group offers scholarship
The Washington Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is offering a $750 scholarship to a female high school graduate. Applicants should be Washington County residents who have been out of high school for at least one year. They must show need for financial assistance in order to improve their marketable skills. They may be currently enrolled in a college or vocational school, or they may have plans to do so in the near future. AAUW scholarships will be applied toward tuition cost at any accredited institution.
Application materials are available at the Washington Public Library, the Wellman-Scofield Public Library, Kalona Public Library and the Washington Kirkwood Learning Center. Each applicant must complete a form, write a short paper, provide a copy of her most recent transcript and furnish three references. All materials must be postmarked by April 25, 2014, and should be sent to Kitch Shatzer, 31 Maple Lane, Washington, IA 52353.