Berwyn offering Dollars for Scholars Educational Scholarships

BERWYN – The city of Berwyn is offering Dollars for Scholars Educational Scholarships in the amount of $1,200 to two deserving students who will be entering an accredited college, university, vocational or technical school as a full time student in the fall of 2013.

Candidates are evaluated on scholastics, community involvement, financial need, teacher appraisal and their commitment to education.

Applications for the Dollars For Scholars program will be available at the Berwyn City Clerk’s office, 6700 W. 26th St.

The applications can be obtained Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., or online at the city of Berwyn website, www.Berwyn-IL.Gov.

The deadline to turn in applications is June 24. The awarding of the scholarships will take place in July or early August, the date to be announced.

The Scholarship Board urges all eligible candidates to apply as soon as possible. Judging is based on a point system, so that each candidate will be considered fairly.

More information is available at 708-788-2660 x 3232.