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MANSFIELD - The Richland County Foundation announces its college and career technical education scholarship applications for the 2020-2021 school year are now available online at richlandcountyfoundation.org.

New applicants and high school seniors must have at least a 2.5 grade point average (GPA), college students and returning applicants must have at least a 2.0 GPA, attend an accredited school and be a resident or high school graduate of Richland County. The deadline for college scholarship applications is April 1.

The Foundation Board of Trustees also awards career technical education scholarships to individuals who want to obtain certifications and credentials at accredited technical institutions. The applications will be considered as they are received, and the award determinations will be made within eight weeks.

The scholarship will be sent directly to the school. These are not recurring scholarships so students must re-apply each year. College and career technical education scholarships are based on financial need.

Other scholarships offered include the Steve Shoenfelt Memorial Scholarship for area high school swimmers and the Mansfield Aviation Club learn how to fly scholarship.

For more information visit the website or contact Community Investment Officer Siera Marth at 419-525-3020 or smarth@rcfoundation.org.

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