2017 scholarship opportunities available

Students throughout Appalachian Ohio are getting ready to take the next step in their education and scholarships are a vital part of post-secondary education. Once again, the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is excited to begin accepting scholarship applications to donor-established funds within FAO. Detailed information regarding eligibility and application guidelines, as well as the application, can be found on the Foundation’s website, www.AppalachianOhio.org/Scholarships. The deadline for applications to be mailed or emailed is March 31, 2017.

The Foundation offers a variety of scholarships targeted toward students from different counties and with various interests and areas of study. Students can identify one or multiple scholarships suited to their educational plans.

Students in Monroe County have two specific scholarship opportunities available to them in addition to those available for students across all 32 counties of Appalachian Ohio:

• The Jeff Cox and Jane Schumacher Cox Scholarship was established to provide post-secondary scholarships to graduating seniors at Buckeye Trail High School and Monroe Central High School who plan to pursue post-secondary education

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