Association accepts applications for Betty Watson Scholarship

Stanly County Extension & Community Association will offer the $1,000 Betty Watson Scholarship to a Stanly County student.

To qualify for this scholarship the applicant must be a resident of Stanly County. The deadline for the application should be received by April 1.

Scholarships will be given to students enrolled in Human Development & Family Studies, Child Development, Nutrition, Food Science, or Ag & Extension Education with a focus in Family & Consumer Sciences at an accredited college or university. Adults continuing their education in an accredited college program will also be considered. All applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age or disability or sexual orientation.

Ranking criteria for applicants will include:

• 25 percent – intent to major in Human Development & Family Studies, Child Development, Nutrition, Food Science, or Agriculture Extension Education;

• 25 percent – Scholastic Achievement (GPA/Class Rank);

• 25 percent – College Aptitude (grades-enrolled) or SAT/ACT Scores;

• 25 percent – Initiative, Character and/or Leadership Ability.

Drop off or mail completed applications to NC Cooperative Extension Service, Stanly County Center, 26032-E Newt Road, Albemarle, NC 28001. If you have questions about the Betty Watson Scholarship, contact Molly Alexi at 704-983-3987 or molly_alexi@ncsu.edu.