Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Press Release

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For Information Contact:

Victoria Kent, Marketing Officer

vkent@cfes.org | 410-742-9911

Or

BJ Summers, Director, Development and Donor Relations

bjsummers@cfes.org

 

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES HAZELTEACHER’S SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE

Eligible minority residents are invited to apply 

 

February 17, 2016 – Salisbury, Md. -  The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore is now accepting applications for the 2016 Hazel Minority Teacher’s Scholarship Award.  The application dead line is April1, 2016.  Scholarship amounts of up to $2,000 will be awarded.

 

Eligible minority residents in Wicomico, Somerset, and WorcesterCounties who are interested in pursuing a teaching career, have demonstrated financial need, community involvement, academic achievement and extracurricular activities are urged to apply.

 

Scholarship information and how to access scholarship guidelines and application forms can be found by visiting www.cfes.org.

 

Created in 1998 by the late Richard Hazel, and his wife Pat, the Hazel Minority Teacher’s Scholarship Award supports minority teachers.  Since its founding, the Hazel Minority Teacher’s Scholarship Award has distributed over $282,000.00 in scholarships to deserving local students interested in pursuing a career in education.

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