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.