Washington County Historical Society Scholarship Program

For Bethel History and Social Studies Ed majors who have residence in Washington County, Minnesota (and any incoming students who are about to graduate from a Washington County high school)… The announcement below came in this morning from Kirsta Benson Sanchez of the Washington County Historical Society:

Stillwater, Minn. – The Washington County Historical Society (WCHS) is offering a scholarship for post-secondary students. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2012.

The goal of the Washington County Historical Society Scholarship Program is to encourage historic preservation and interpretation, and to encourage students to study history by providing financial assistance in the form of an educational scholarship.

The program:

  • is available to graduating seniors enrolled in a Washington County high school, or students in a college or university program with a permanent residence in Washington County who are focusing on history, American studies, architecture, or a history-related field of study;
  • applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher;
  • applicants must be a member of the Washington County Historical Society, or have an immediate family member who is a member of WCHS.

To download an application form, please visit www.wchsmn.org or call (651) 439-5956 to have one mailed. Please send applications to: Washington County Historical Society, c/o Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 167, Stillwater, Minnesota 55082.  The deadline for applications is March 15, 2012 and the recipient(s) will be notified by April 1, 2012.

The WCHS scholarship is made possible by an annual grant from the DeLonais Foundation.

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