The Boys & Girls Club of Rush County would like to remind seniors that the deadline for applying for the Russell J. Bane Family Memorial Scholarship is April 30, 2013.
Eligibility for the scholarship is open to high school seniors who have been or are currently members of the Boys and Girls Club of Rush County. Applications will be reviewed by both the family endowing the scholarship and by a member of the Boys and Girls Club Staff. The decision of those reviewing the applications will be final with one or more $1,000 awards being presented to the chosen applicant/s.
The criteria for eligibility is as follows:
l The applicant must either be a current member or former member of the Boys and Girls Club of Rush County.
l The applicant must be a high school senior.
l The applicant must have a minimum of 2.75 Grade Point Average (on a scale of 4.)
l The applicant must submit an essay with their application detailing why their family is important to them.
l A recommendation from either a teacher or civic leader recommending the applicant for the scholarship.
Completed applications should be submitted to the Chief Professional Officer of the Boys and Girls Club no later than April 30.
Forms are available in the Counselors Office at RCHS and at the Boys & Girls Club of Rush County.