LEWISTON – The Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce announces its Adult Scholarship Program. Two scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded annually to recognize employees of chamber members who have shown effort in advancing their education at the college level.

Applicants should: have a high school diploma, adult diploma or General Education Development certificate; be employed 20 or more hours by a business that is a member of the chamber; be ready and able to begin post-secondary course(s) within six months of receiving the award; be matriculated in college-level course work applicable toward a two-year degree or higher; and be at least 25 years old.

Scholarship applications may be picked up at the Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce at 179 Lisbon St. and at area colleges and adult education programs. The application may be downloaded from www.androscoggincounty.com/adultscholarship.pdf. Applications are due at the chamber office by May 1.

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