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LCHS Now Accepting Applications for 2020 Alumni Scholarships

October 24, 2019

Luzerne County Head Start, Inc. is conducting its 34th annual merit-based, competitive scholarship program for former Head Start students graduating from high school in June 2020 and continuing their education. To date, the LCHS Alumni Scholarship Program has awarded 272 scholarships totaling $256,750.

In order to qualify, applicants must be graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue a post-secondary education and they must be able to show proof of enrollment in any Head Start program. The scholarships are provided through private sponsors including local businesses, charitable foundations and other community organizations.

To download the application, click HERE. All applications should be filled out and e-mailed to lchsscholarship@hsweb.org or mailed to Luzerne County Head Start, Inc., 23 Beekman St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702, Attn: Lindsey Fredericks, community advocate. For more information, contact Lindsey Fredericks, community advocate, Luzerne County Head Start, Inc., 570-829-6231 or email lindseyf@hsweb.org.

PLEASE NOTE: All applications in their entirety must be submitted by 4pm on Friday, January 24, 2020 in order to be considered.

Pictured: 2019 LCHS Alumni Scholarship Recipients
Standing, from left: Isabella Concha, Wyoming Area; Samantha Levy, GAR Memorial; Brandon Valdez, Wyoming Valley West; Madison Sickler, Elk Lake; Justin Kopko, Hanover Area; Ian Kochanowski, Pittston Area; Lauren Farrell, Pittston Area; Gabrielle Fitzgerald, Lake Lehman; Maria Cristina Perez, Wyoming Area
Missing from photo: Kyle Cicerchia, Greater Nanticoke Area; Jacqueline Decker, Elk Lake; Abigail Souder, Northwest Area