Scholarship Applications Being Accepted

The Buncombe County Extension and Community Association is currently accepting scholarship applications for the 2010-2011 school year. There will be a scholarship recipient chosen from each group: 1. Youth applicant is for an individual currently in their senior year of high school or college with no break in her/his formal education. 2. The adult application is for an individual who has completed high school and has had a break in her/his education and wishes to further her/his education. The scholarship is $600 and is to assist students in obtaining a degree at any North Carolina college, in any field of study, with priority given to Family & Consumer Sciences. Applications are available at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension – Buncombe County Center, 94 Coxe Avenue. The applicant must be a Buncombe County resident and applications must be completed and returned to the Extension Center no later than 1 March, 2010. For additional information contact Nancy Ostergaard at the Extension Center, 255.5522.