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Elk City scholarship applicants sought

— Elk City VFW Wilderness Post 8311 Auxiliary is accepting applications for their annual scholarship. Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

•Be a former Elk City student, either by attendance at the Elk City Elementary School, enrolled in online courses or be home schooled, for a minimum of one full school year, while a resident of Elk City

•Must be a high school graduate (or be graduating in the spring of 2018) or have successfully completed GED requirements and have proof of such.

•Registered (or preregistered) as a full time student for continuing education credits in a University or similar institution such as a technical or trade school and provide proof of such.

•Complete 30 hours of volunteer community service and submit a documented,verified record of such

•Complete a 1000 word essay on a topic determined by the Auxiliary.

The 2017 - 2018 topic is: What should we be managing our forests for? (Timber, aesthetics, wildlife, recreation, etc.) and the long term effects of that.

•Submit two letters of reference

For further information or to request an application, contact Marlene George; e-mail or phone 208-842-2804 or cell 208-827-0755. Application packets are also available from the counselors at Grangeville and Clearwater Valley High Schools


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