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Posted on: January 7, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Apply for Dollars for Scholars Scholoarship

If you live in the Village of Niles or work for a Niles Chamber member, your children are eligible for Niles Chamber Dollars for Scholars Scholarships if the student is entering High School or College.

The Niles Chamber Dollars for Scholars Charter is an all-volunteer committee dedicated to our youth. This 2015-16 academic year, three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating eighth grade students entering high school and three $3,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors. Applications are judged on service to the community and school, response to an essay, awards and honors, school transcripts, and letters of recommendation

All students must complete a Student Profile, this is where they will complete the activities section, transcript section and essay question.

Past recipients have been from local schools such as: St. John Brebeuf, Gemini Junior High, Clarence E. Culver School, St. Juliana, Maine West High School, Niles North High School, Niles West High School, Notre Dame High School, St. Mary of the Woods, Resurrection High School, Maine East High School and Loyola Academy.

Scholarships have also been granted to the children of Chamber Member employees like: Ed Garvey & Co., St. Benedict Nursing & Rehab Center, Fifth Third Bank, Professional Eye Care Center, Niles Public Library, Golf Mill Shopping Center, Niles Family Fitness Center and the Village of Niles.

Deadline for all applications will be NO LATER than Friday, March 4 at 4:30 p.m.

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