Severna Park group offering $1,500 scholarshipThe Severna...

Education Digest

January 03, 1999

Severna Park group offering $1,500 scholarship

The Severna Park Branch of the American Association of University Women is offering a $1,500 scholarship to a female student from Anne Arundel Community College eligible for junior standing at an accredited college or university. Students must apply by April 12. Interviews will be conducted in April. The Transfer Scholarship Award winner will be notified by May 3.

The recipient must plan to attain a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, have a scholastic average of at least 3.2, and demonstrate evidence of good citizenship and financial need. Selection also will be based on scholastic record, extracurricular activities or work experience, and an interview.

Information: 410-255-3407 or 410-541-2203.

Elks National Foundation offers 500 scholarships

Applications are available for the Elks National Foundation's Most Valuable Student contest. Five hundred four-year scholarships will be awarded in the nationwide competition.

Applications may be made by students in the graduating class of a high school, or its equivalent, who are U.S. citizens and residents within the jurisdiction of the B.P.O. Elks of the U.S.A. Applications must be filed no later than Jan. 15 with the scholarship chairman or secretary of the Elks Lodge where the applicant resides. Annapolis Lodge: 410-573-0406; Broadneck Lodge: 410-757-2243; Deale Lodge: 410-867-2528; Glen Burnie Lodge: 410-969-2266; Kent Island Lodge: 410-643-2221; Severna Park Lodge: 410-647-2482.

Former congressman to give King breakfast speech

A former U.S. representative and chairman of the House Armed Services Committee will make the keynote speech for the 18th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast Jan. 18 at Anne Arundel Community College.

Former Calif. Rep. Ronald V. Dellums, president of Health Care International Management Co., has been a leading national voice for peace and disarmament, health care and civil rights since his House service began in 1970. His leadership helped end U.S. support for the apartheid government of South Africa.

The breakfast will begin at 7: 30 a.m. in the Student Services Center cafeteria on the Arnold campus. Tickets are $15. Information: 410-626-1932.

Pub Date: 1/03/99

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