Scholarships available to seniors

MIFFLINTOWN — The Juniata County Republican Women are once again offering scholarships to eligible graduating high school seniors.

Seniors at Juniata High School, East Juniata High School and Juniata Mennonite School are welcome to apply. Two scholarships in the amount of $500 each will be awarded to two graduating seniors who plan of pursuing post-secondary education.

The students can be female or male, but must have a parent or guardian who is a registered Republican.

All interested students must complete an application and write a 500-word essay on one of the Republican principles, which is given to the students with the application. Information and applications can be picked up in the school’s guidance office.

The completed application and essay must be returned to the student’s guidance counselor no later than Feb. 1. Winners will be announced on Class

Night 2017.