CITY OF MERIDIAN FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Monday, March 2, 2020
CONTACT: Shandy Lam, 208-489-0538, email@example.com
MERIDIAN – The City of Meridian seeks applicants for up to four $1,000 scholarships to Meridian students who will graduate from high school in the spring and begin attending an accredited college or vocational education program in the fall. These scholarships are funded by the sponsors of the Mayor’s State of the City Address. To be eligible in 2020, an applicant must reside in the City of Meridian or its area of impact or have been a member of the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council since January 2019. Applicants must be graduating in the spring of 2020, and plan on attending an accredited college or vocational education program beginning in the fall of 2020.
The City of Meridian scholarships are awarded to successful applicants who demonstrate evidence of leadership potential through their community involvement, as well as volunteerism, school activities, or work experience. This year, applicants who have completed an Alive at 25 Safe Driving Course and include their course completion certificate with their application material, will be given additional consideration. Information about the Alive at 25 Course can be found online at http://aliveat25.us. Scholarship application forms can be accessed here. Copies are also available in the counseling offices of area high schools and in the Mayor’s Office at Meridian City Hall (33 E. Broadway Ave, Meridian, Idaho 83642).
The deadline to apply is Friday, April 17, by 5:00 p.m. If you know of a deserving student who has been active in our community and would be interested in applying, please make sure to let them know about this opportunity.
For questions, please contact David Miles in the Meridian Mayor’s Office at 208-489-0532.