Prince William Chamber of Commerce

Chamber Seeks Student Scholarship Applicants

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Chamber Seeks Student Scholarship Applicants

Press Release

            

Date:  December 19, 2017

 

Contact: Andrea Short, Director of Marketing & Communications

Prince William Chamber of Commerce

ashort@pwchamber.org; 571-765-1876

 

 

Chamber Seeks Student Scholarship Applicants

 

Manassas, VA- The Prince William Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for their student scholarship program now through February 20, 2018. The application is available online at PWChamber.org. Through their scholarship program, the Chamber seeks to support higher education by awarding scholarships to graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated a commitment to both academic success and community involvement.  Three (3) scholarships in amounts of up to $2,500 each will be awarded. Lockheed Martin is sponsoring one of the three scholarships.

 

In order to be eligible for the Chamber scholarship program, one must:

  • Be a graduating high school senior with plans to enroll in an accredited community college, trade school, college or university;
  • Be a current Chamber member company employee or the dependent of an employee; this includes staff of all Prince William County, Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park public schools and corresponding governments. Students can find out if their own or their parents’ place of employment is a Chamber member company by searching PWBizFinder.org. All listed companies are members of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce;
  • Hold a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher;
  • Complete the application package;
  • Demonstrate leadership and commitment to the community.

 

Completed application packages, including essay, transcripts and letters of recommendation are due to the Chamber no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 20, 2018.   Finalists will be required to participate in an interview on either March 28 or 29, 2018.  Winners will be notified on March 30th and required to attend the Chamber’s Education and Innovation Breakfast on April 27 where scholarship recipients will be honored.

 

For more information on the Prince William Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Program, call 703-368-6600 or email Suzanne Lewis at slewis@pwchamber.org.

The 2017 recipients of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce student scholarships, together with members of the Chamber’s Education & Innovation Committee.

 

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About the Prince William Chamber of Commerce:
The Prince William Chamber of Commerce is the strongest voice for the business community in the Washington, DC Metropolitan region. Together with our diverse membership, representing over 70,000 employees we work to create an environment where business and people thrive. To accomplish this, we focus our efforts in the key areas of business growth, economic development, advocacy, education and community outreach. In this way, we are building a solid foundation for the success of our business members and our community. For more information, visit our website at www.pwchamber.org or call the Prince William Chamber at 703-368-6600.

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