Special Olympics scholarships

March 21, 2010

Howard County Special Olympics will award two $1,500 scholarships to students who have committed to the program as volunteers and advocates for the athletes. The Jackie Burk Memorial Award for Outstanding Student Volunteer for Special Olympics Howard County was created in 2004 by Jack and Linda Burk in memory of their daughter.

Interested students must complete an application, provide a recommendation from a Special Olympics coach, management team member or volunteer coordinator, and write a 500-word essay about their experiences as a volunteer.

Mail applications to Special Olympics Howard County, 8970 Route 108, Suite A-1, Columbia 21045, Attention Scholarship Committee. Must be postmarked no later than April 1.

For more information, call 410-740-0500 or go to somdhc.org.

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