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Cleveland-Bolivar County Chamber announces scholarship program

CLEVELAND, Mississippi – The Cleveland-Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce is looking for applicants for its 2014 Chamber Scholars Program.

All seniors who are enrolled in accredited schools in Bolivar County may apply for the $400 scholarships. Students must have a minimum grade point of 2.5 and a minimum ACT score of 18. A panel of judges selects applicants based on leadership qualities, character, academic achievements, and community and school involvement.

The Cleveland-Bolivar County Scholars Program is funded by Chamber members. Approximately 30 scholarships are awarded annually.

Guidance Counselors at Bolivar County schools have applications; the deadline to apply is March 28.

If your business is interested in joining the Chamber or donating to the Chambers Scholars Program, call the Cleveland – Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce at (662) 843-2712.



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About Ross Reily

Ross Reily is editor of the Mississippi Business Journal. He is a husband to an amazing wife, dad to 3 crazy kids and 2 dogs. He is also a fan of the Delta State Fighting Okra and the Boston Red Sox.

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