Burke Announces New Scholarship Opportunity
More Than $1 Million To Be Provided For New College Students
February 09, 2012
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Columbus - 
State Senator Dave Burke (R - Marysville) today announced that the Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools is now taking applications for its 2011-2012 Legislative Scholarship Program. The program offers over 340 scholarship opportunities to Ohio high school seniors. In total, more than $1.1 million in scholarships will be made available for those who are selected to participate. The scholarships may be used to assist with tuition costs for certificate completion and associate or bachelor degrees from participating Ohio career schools. To apply for the scholarship, each applicant must obtain the nomination from a member of the Ohio General Assembly. Nomination forms can be obtained from high school guidance counselors. Completed forms are to be submitted to the legislator's office, along with a statement of the student's current GPA and a short personal essay expressing why the student should be nominated for the program. "This is a wonderful opportunity for any high school senior looking to further their education and career. I look forward to receiving these submissions," Burke said. To learn more and to obtain an application, visit www.ohiocareercolleges.org. The scholarship application deadline is April 2, 2012. Nomination forms should be mailed by March 16 to State Senator Dave Burke, Senate Office Building, Room 134, One Capitol Square, Columbus, OH 43215.
Senator Burke represents the 26th Ohio Senate District, which encompasses all of Crawford, Logan, Marion, Sandusky, Union and Wyandot counties as well as portions of Ottawa and Seneca counties. For more information, please visit www.ohiosenate.gov/dave-burke.
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