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Published 10:57 pm Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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Scholarship opportunity for upcoming college students

Landrum – The Landrum Area Fire and Rescue District announced on Monday that they will be introducing a scholarship opportunity for students in the Landrum Fire District area to apply for.

The fire department is offering up to two scholarships worth $1,000.00 each. Students are encouraged to apply and are required to meet the strenuous guidelines in order to receive the scholarship. 

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Applicants who will be attending college in the fall of 2020 are more favorable to receive the scholarship. Students are being asked to fill out an application and attach an essay of 200 words or more describing how community service has impacted them as a citizen. They are also asked to attach their high school transcripts with the application. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must obtain their high school diploma. 

Students at Landrum High School are able to go through the guidance counselors to pick up and drop off applications. For students that are homeschooled, go to a private institution or those who do not attend Landrum High School can download the application off of the Fire Department website at Applications can be mailed to Landrum Area Fire & Rescue P.O. Box 71, Landrum, SC 29365.

Applications are due no later than 3:00 p.m. on February 28, 2020. Recipients are expected to hear something in the Spring of 2020. Scholarship winners are required to complete ten hours of community service to help current needs in the community.

By Carson Parnell