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The Kathryn G. Heath Scholarship Fund

Announcement is made of the call for applications for scholarships from the Kathryn G. Heath Scholarship Fund to be awarded for the 2015-2016 academic year.  The Fund was established at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church through an endowment from Dr. Kathryn G. Heath, who was an active and well-respected member of the congregation for 50 years.  Scholarships from the Fund are designated to assist academically able, but economically disadvantaged, women who wish to study for professional careers.  Deadline for receipt of application:  April 24, 2015.  Award notification date:  July 31, 2015.

Qualifications required: 1) Evidence of financial need; 2) Academic ability as evidenced by grade point average (at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale) and other indicators of academic promise; 3) Intent to pursue a program of studies leading to a professional or para-professional career (part time students will be considered); and 4) Admission to a recognized and fully accredited post-secondary institution, i.e. university, community college, or specialized school. Recent high school graduates and women making career plans in their later years will be considered on an equal basis.  Awards will be made without regard to career, age, race, or national origin.  The number of scholarships awarded will depend on the availability of funds.  Awards will cover a 12-month period with half the award made for the first semester and the remainder for the second semester.

For further information and an application, contact: The Kathryn G. Heath Scholarship Committee, New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1313 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20005, (202) 393-3700.

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