The Burning Mountains Firefighters Association is now accepting applications for its high school scholarship program. The association provides volunteer firefighting and rescue services to the communities of Silt and New Castle. It has created a scholarship program to help any qualified students pursue higher education (see actual application for criteria guidelines). Application forms can be picked up at the Burning Mountains Fire Protection District office at Station 1 (611 Main St. in Silt). Scholarship applications are due: April 16, 2010. For more information contact (970) 876-5738.
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is now accepting applications for its 2010 “Begin a New Adventure” Scholarship for employees. To be eligible, the applicant must have worked at the park at least 200 hours during the 2009 calendar year.
The scholarship will be granted based on merit, with consideration given for number of years of employment with the park and dedication to its mission: making people smile. Applications are available online at http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com/ngc_jobs.html, at the park’s tram base and in area high school counseling offices. The scholarships are due at the tram base by March 31.
The park is now hiring for all positions, including cave tour guides. Full- and part-time seasonal positions are available. Applications can be downloaded from http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com/ngc_jobs.html and are now being accepted at the tram base. Call 945-4228, ext. 0, for more information.
Teeny Jeung Memorial Health Sciences Scholarship
Valley View Hospital Auxiliary offers four scholarships in memory of Teeny Jeung, a longtime nurse at Valley View Hospital. Any local high school student who has been accepted into a health sciences program at a college or university is eligible to apply for these scholarships. These scholarships are for graduating high school seniors only. All completed applications are due Friday, April 16, and will be reviewed by the VVHA Scholarships Committee. For further information and applications, call Becca Schickling, volunteer coordinator at 384-6656.
The Valley View Hospital Auxiliary Health Sciences Scholarship
VVHA has established a Health Sciences Scholarship for persons entering or continuing with studies in the medical field. Two scholarships will be awarded to students planning to pursue a career in the health sciences. Any person wishing to study or to continue studies in the medical field is eligible for this scholarship.
All completed applications are due Friday, April 16, and will be reviewed by the VVHA Scholarships Committee. For further information and applications, call Becca Schickling, volunteer coordinator at 384-6656.
Valley View Nursing CMC Scholarship
The Valley View Auxiliary sponsors four scholarships each year through Colorado Mountain College. CMC administers the qualifications and awards the scholarships to persons continuing their education in the nursing field. Only students accepted into the CMC Nursing Program are eligible for these scholarships. For information regarding these scholarships, including applications and deadlines, call the CMC Foundation at 947-8355.
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