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Woodridge VFW Post offering scholarship

Published: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 10:26 a.m. CST

WOODRIDGE – Woodridge Memorial VFW Post #1578 is offering a scholarship for one or more high school students in their pursuit of continuing education.

This scholarship was named after former Post Commander Jim Stewart. The applicant must demonstrate the spirit of what Comrade Stewart believed in – namely his patriotic and community-based principles.

The applicant must be a descendant of a VFW-eligible veteran and must be graduating from either Downers Grove North or Downers Grove South high schools in the current year with plans to pursue a higher education.

A maximum of two $500 scholarships will be awarded. The deadline for student applications is April 15.

For application information, visit the VFW website or contact Bob Kolling at woodridgevfw@comcast.net.

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