North Land Women for Education awarding $5,500 in scholarships

IRON MOUNTAIN – North Land Women for Education raise money for the sole purpose of giving away scholarships and this year is an exceptional year. Normally, we give away two one thousand dollar scholarships.

This year we are giving away two $1,000 scholarships plus seven $500 scholarships to women who:

– Are citizens of the United States of America;

– Reside in the North Land Women for Education membership which includes all of Dickinson County, parts of Florence, Iron and Marinette counties;.

– Are graduating senior(s); adult(s) continuing education or existing college student(s);

– Are or will be attending an accredited college or university within the United States or it’s possessions;

– Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 4.0 on a 4.0 scale;

– Meet the guidelines established by the organization.

Scholarship money can only be used for tuition, books, or on-campus housing.

Eligibility is not limited to first time applicants. Applicant(s) who have applied in the past or have been a recipient in the past will be deemed eligible if they meet the above qualifications and the guidelines of the organization.

Applications are available at Iron Mountain, Norway, Kingsford, Niagara, Florence, North Dickinson, Bay College and NWTC.

Applications must be postmarked on or before April 3. If you have any questions regarding the scholarships, feel free to call Lenore at 744-6088.