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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

State Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich
D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Susquehanna/Wyoming
www.pahouse.com/Kavulich

 

 

Kavulich announces 2012 House Scholarship Program

 

HARRISBURG, Jan. 30 State Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich said that students can now apply for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship Program.

 

The program provides four-year scholarships to two high school seniors per year. Each award consists of the value of one semester of tuition at the State System of Higher Education for each of four years.

 

"This is a great opportunity to help defray the costs of continuing education. I encourage all students planning to go to college to apply for this scholarship," Kavulich said.

 

The eligibility criteria are as follows:

 

Graduating high school senior;

Legal resident of Pennsylvania;

Attendance at a Pennsylvania college, university, or career school as a full-time student;

Academic achievement (minimum 3.0 cumulative high school GPA);

Commitment to community and leadership qualities;

Extracurricular activities;

Financial need.

 

The application for this program is available online at www.tfec.org. In addition to the application, students must also submit other scholarship information, their resume, community and leadership skills, FAFSA Student Aid Report, a personal essay, three personal reference letters, their official transcript, a guidance counselor form and a $10 processing fee.

 

The deadline to submit all of these materials is March 1.

 

Materials may be sent to:

The Foundation for Enhancing Communities

PA House of Representatives Scholarship

Attn: Jennifer Kuntch, Program Officer for Education Enhancement

200 N. 3rd St., 8th Floor

P.O. Box 678

Harrisburg, PA 17108-0678

 

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