Applications for this year’s Betty Want scholarship are now available online, through Elgin-St. Thomas United Way’s website www.stthomasunitedway.ca, on the bottom of the right hand side of the page or by calling the office at 519-631-3171.
There is one $1,000 scholarship available for an Elgin County high school student graduating this year.
The scholarship was created to recognize Betty Want’s many years of service with United Way.
Application deadline is April 20, 2015. Entries must be postmarked before this date.
Interested students will need to complete the application form, an essay up to 500 words in length detailing their community leadership involvement and the impact it’s had on the local community. They will also need a letter of support or confirmation from a community group or organization that strives for exceptional community involvement.
Applications can be dropped off in person at 10 Mondamin Street, Suite 103, St. Thomas, ON. N5P 2V1 or mailed to the same address.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
The 2014 scholarship was awarded to Jordin Higgs of St. Thomas.