FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kelley Gunther, Scholarship Director
Doreen H. Downham, Executive Director, SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc.
College Scholarship Applications Available from SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Manchester, CT December 4, 2012. Applications for college scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year are available from the SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc. The Foundation annually awards scholarships in amounts up to $5000 per year to help fund undergraduate study at institutions of higher learning in Connecticut.
In June of 2012, $200,000 in scholarship assistance was awarded by the Foundation.
Applications are available at the Foundation web site: www.sbmfoundation.org, or by calling (860) 533-1067 to request that an application be sent to you by mail.
Eligibility requirements include residency in Hartford, Tolland, or Windham Counties; high school students must be in the top 40 percent of their class; college students must maintain a 2.5 GPA or better, and exhibit an exceptional commitment to school and community activities. Applicants must be a U. S. citizen and plan to attend a College or University in Connecticut. Full time enrollment is required. Scholarships are renewable for students who maintain academic and other eligibility requirements in college.
The deadline for applications is March 31, 2013. For more information, call the SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc. at (860) 533-1067.