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Scholarships available for adult students

| June 24, 2013

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Foundation has announced its 2013 scholarships for adult, “non-traditional” students.

Foundation executive director Kathy Thompson explained that the Coshocton Foundation awards more than 100 scholarships each year, most of which are designated for graduating seniors. In recent years, more adults are returning to college and have expressed a need for financial help.

The Foundation continues to offer more than 35 adult scholarships to the Coshocton Campus through the Grace and Clarence Miller Scholarship Fund, but the following are offered to students (preferably 22 or older) attending any school:

  • Jones Metal Products Company Adult Scholarship – $2,000 one-time award regardless of student’s school or major (new this year)
  • Ruby S. Hawthorne Memorial Adult Scholarship – $1,000 one-time award regardless of student’s school or major (new this year)
  • Ruth Schooler Memorial Adult Scholarship  – $1,000 one-time for a female who plans to study office management or other business-related fields
  • Beulah Brownfield Memorial Adult Scholarship – $1,000 one-time regardless of school or major
  • Eleanor Wade Custer Memorial Scholarship – $1,000 one-time regardless of school or major

Applications are available online at www.coshoctonfoundation.org or at the Coshocton Foundation office at 220 S. Fourth St. The deadline for completed application is 4 p.m. Monday, July 29.

 

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