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Locally Available Scholarships 2005-2006

March 21, 2005 – Following are summaries of information provided to the Source by sponsoring organizations about scholarships currently available.
In some cases, more extensive articles also are posted. To access them, search at the bottom of this section of the Source using the key word "scholarship."
Friends of the V.I. National Park
Donor organization: The Friends
Number of scholarships: Two
Amount of scholarship: $1,000, disbursed at $500 per semester.
Qualifications:
— Student entering the junior or senior year at an accredited university with a major in appropriate discipline relative to natural resource management or protection. Priority is given to Virgin Islanders studying at the University of the Virgin Islands.
— V.I. resident who completed high school in the Virgin Islands.
— Student who has completed all prerequisite coursework for majors in appropriate field and maintained a B average through the first three (for sophomores) or five (for juniors) semesters.
Deadline: April 30, 2005.
How/where to obtain an application: Call Emily Burton at 779-4940, on the Friends Web site, or at the University of the Virgin Islands financial aid office.
Contact: Burton at 779-4940.
Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands
Donor organization: Seven entities, through the foundation.
Number of scholarships: Multiple scholarships. Last year CFVI made awards to 37 students.
Amount of scholarship: Ranges from $2,000 to full tuition.
Qualifications: Vary, dependent on the awarding entity. See the separate Source article in this section for more details on each of the seven announced scholarships.
Deadline: Postmarked by April 15, 2005
How/where to obtain an application:
— On St. Thomas, at The Draughting Shaft, Havensight Mall.
— On St. John, at Connections.
— On St. Croix at the offices of the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce.
— Or directly from CFVI at the office, No. 30 Dronningens Gade, Suite 3C, in the Royal Dane Mall, St. Thomas; by calling 774-6031; or on the CFVI website.
Application to be mailed to:
CFVI Scholarship Committee Chair
Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands
P.O. Box 11790
St. Thomas, VI 00801

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