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Memorial scholarship deadline approaching

Apr. 14, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- The deadline to submit applications for the Adam Johnson Memorial Scholarship is approaching.

Applications and recommendation forms must be in by Tuesday, April 30. The interview process will begin during the second week of May.

This year, there are three $1,200 scholarships available to students who are dealing with adversity in their lives. In the past five years, there have been 15 scholarships awarded for a total of $23,000.

The application packet includes a general form; academic transcripts; copy of high school diploma or GED certificate (if applicable); a 250-word essay on your life challenges and how you have or intend to overcome them, plus short- and long-term goals; and two recommendation forms submitted by such people as instructors, academic counselors or employers which must be submitted by the person writing the letter.

Applications can be found at www.runforadam.com.