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Posted on: February 25, 2016

[ARCHIVED] 01-2016 Scholarship program to begin taking applications March 1

OLYMPIA – The Washington Association of County Officials and Washington State Association of Counties has announced that applications for the 2016/17 Washington Counties Scholarship Fund will be accepted beginning March 1.

The scholarship, administered jointly by the Washington Association of County Officials and the Washington State Association of Counties, will award up to five eligible children scholarships worth $3,000.

To be eligible a current student, or incoming freshman, must be a dependent child of a county employee or elected county official. Scholarship funds will be awarded in the form of GET credits, so the student must plan on attending a GET program qualified school.

Applications must be postmarked, or received online, by April 29, 2016. For more information visit the Washington Counties Scholarship Fund website (http://countyscholarship.org/).

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