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Homemakers offer several scholarships

Homemakers offer several scholarships Homemakers offer several scholarships

Several scholarships are available through the Indiana Extension Homemakers Association.

They are:

•Career Advancement Scholarship — Eight $500 scholarships will be given, one as the Eleanor Arnold Award to an IEHA member, as the Ann Hancook Award to a degree in the medical profession, and six random scholarships. Read and follow the instructions for completing the application. Applications that are incomplete or have missing information will not be considered. Scholarships are usually granted for undergraduate degrees rather than master’s degrees. Scholarships will be awarded with regard to financial need. Former winners may reapply. Due March 15 to IEHA immediate past president Anne Moore. See ieha-families.org/forms-and-applications/scholarships/ for application and instructions. Application is also available at the Harrison County Purdue Extension Office at 247 Atwood St. in Corydon.

•Ruth B. Sayre Scholarship — This is a memorial scholarship of $500 offered for the purpose of fostering educational development of women. Country Women’s Council-USA sponsors the scholarship. IEHA is a member of CWC. IEHA will only sponsor the applications of Indiana residents. Due March 1 to current IEHA state president Jan Gogel. See ieha-families.org/forms-and-applications/scholarships for application and instructions. Application is also available at the Harrison County Purdue Extension Office.

•Harrison County Extension Homemakers Scholarships — Two $1,000 scholarships are given by the Harrison County Extension Homemakers. Applicant must a resident of Harrison County. It is not necessary to be a member of the Harrison County Extension Homemakers. Forms, which are available at the Harrison County Purdue Extension Office, are due March 1 to the Harrison County Purdue Extension Office.

•First Timers Award — This award is only open to members of the Harrison County Extension Homemakers. Only those members who have never attended the Indiana Extension Homemakers Association Home and Family Conference will be considered. Awards of $175 are offered to help defray the cost of attending the conference. One Extension Homemaker from each district will be selected. Applications, available at the Harrison County Purdue Extension Office, are due Feb. 15 to the Harrison County Purdue Extension Office.

•“Steps to Success” Scholarship — Five $500 scholarships will be given, four to applicants admitted to or enrolled in a state accredited college or university and one to a state accredited vocational or technical two-year program. Applicant must be a resident of Indiana. Due May 1 to IEHA immediate past president Anne Moore. See https://ieha-families.org/2019/04/02/new-steps-to-success-scholarship/ for application and instructions. Application is also available at the Harrison County Purdue Extension Office.

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