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Nellie Stone Johnson scholarships available

Applications are being taken through June 1 for the Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship Program.

The application and additional information are here:

Stone Johnson had a long and distinguished record of public service in support of the advancement of minority concerns, the rights of workers, and equal opportunities for all people. Her life was a series of "firsts."

Scholarships ranging from up to $1,200 for part time and up to $2,500 for full time are given each year to students enrolled in community or technical college, along with undergraduate and graduate programs. Students are eligible for consideration for up to two years for a community or technical college program, up to four years of undergraduate work at a university (including two years in a community or technical college), and up to two years of graduate work.

The annual Stone Johnson scholarship benefit dinner is March 22. For more information, go here: