Abilities Plus?Endowment offering pair of $500 scholarships

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic

The Abilities Plus Endowment will fund two $500 scholarships for local students.?To be considered for the scholarships, applicants must be enrolled in or have been accepted to an accredited college or university, be pursuing a certificate or degree in the human service field of study and hold a primary residence in Henry, Stark or wester Bureau County. Additional qualifications include a career goal of working with adults or children with disabilities or developmental delays. Eligibility is open to recent or upcoming high school graduates, as well as current college students and adult learners. Interested applicants are asked to contact Wendy Pondell at (309) 852-4626 or to receive the necessary paperwork. All applications must be postmarked by March 23, 2012 to be considered. Applicants will be notified of the committee’s decision by July.