The Herald, Sharon, Pa.


April 22, 2014

Urban League sponsors scholarship contest

FARRELL — High school seniors who live in Mercer County can win a $1,000 scholarship in the Shenango Valley Urban League Scholarship Fund essay contest.

Scholarship hopefuls should explain in 500 words how they have demonstrated leadership ability both academically and socially and what role they have played in making a positive impact in the urban community.

To be eligible, high school seniors must live in Mercer County, provide proof that they have been accepted and are scheduled to attend a college/university this fall, provide a recent academic transcript and have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point-average.

Essays much clearly address the topic; be a minimum of 500 words but not in excess of two pages; and be typed, double spaced in 12-point Times New Roman font. The cover page should include the writer’s full name, date and high school.

Submissions must be hand delivered or mailed to: Shenango Valley Urban League, Attn: Erin Houston, 601 Indiana Ave., Farrell 16121. Deadline is 4 p.m. May 8.

Info: 724-981-5310.

Text Only
Garage Sale Advertising
NDN Video
Under Armour Launches Biggest Women's Campaign with Inspiring Ad NYPD chokehold death of Eric Garner was homicide: medical examiner Christina Aguilera Pulls a Demi Moore! Man with no arms throws first pitch Chapter Two: Composing for a film in retirement Is Justin Bieber Dating a Model? Guardians of the Galaxy (Trailer) 'Sharknado 2:' Hottest Memes Surfing The Net Snoop Dogg Narrating Animal Footage Is Perfect Raw: Obama Gets Hug From Special Olympian Recapping a Blockbuster MLB Trade Deadline Tigers Acquire David Price - @TheBuzzeronFOX Russell Brand Slams Sean Hannity Over Gaza Conflict Segment Woman's Dive Goes Terribly Wrong Brian Williams Reports on Daughter Allison Williams' 'Peter Pan' Casting News Did Jimmy Fallon Look Up Heidi Klum's Dress? What Drama? Miranda Kerr Poses Topless Plane crashes in San Diego Costco parking lot Justin Bieber Takes To Instagram To Diss Orlando Bloom You Won't Believe the Celeb Cameos in "Sharknado 2"