Head Start Program Offering Scholarships to Former Students
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (Jan. 5, 2021) – 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 2021 and continuing their education.
To date, the Luzerne County Head Start Alumni Scholarship Program has awarded 272 scholarships totaling $275,250. The scholarships are provided through private sponsors including local businesses, charitable foundations and other community organizations.
Applications are now being accepted. To download the application, go to Luzerne County Head Start’s website: lchs.hsweb.org. Applications should be filled out and e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com. Application deadline is 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29.
Luzerne County Head Start provides early childhood education and comprehensive services to qualified children age birth through five and their families in Luzerne and Wyoming Counties.