Scholarships for women available



ELLSWORTH — Downeast Business and Professional Women is now accepting applications from women for a scholarship to a graduating high school senior who is pursuing a postsecondary education.

The local organization also is accepting applications for a scholarship to an area college student who is continuing her postsecondary education by taking at least three classes per semester.

The scholarships, available to women in the area, are for $500 each, said Jeri White, scholarship chair of the local BPW.

Information and applications may be picked up at area high schools or from Jeri White at Bangor Savings Bank, 59 Foster St., Ellsworth. She may be reached by phone at 667-4626 days and 667-5429 evenings. The deadline for receipt of completed application packages is April 30.

Business and Professional Women is a nationwide organization of people interested in achieving equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information.

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