Beagle Announces New Scholarship Opportunity
More Than $1 Million To Be Provided For New College Students
March 07, 2012
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Columbus - 
State Senator Bill Beagle (R - Tipp City) recently announced that the Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools is now taking applications for its 2011-2012 Legislative Scholarship Program. The program offers over 340 scholarship opportunities worth more than $1.1 million. High school seniors are eligible to apply and participate. Those who are selected may use the scholarships to assist with tuition costs for certificate completion and associate or bachelor degrees from participating Ohio career schools. The program's objective is to prepare students for careers in Ohio's growing industries and businesses. To apply for the scholarship, each applicant must obtain the nomination from a member of the Ohio General Assembly. Nomination forms can be obtained from high school guidance counselors. Completed forms are to be submitted to the legislator's office, along with a statement of the student's current GPA and a short personal essay expressing why the student should be nominated for the program. "It is more important than ever before that students acquire the skills needed to enter the workforce," Beagle said. "This scholarship program is a wonderful opportunity for any student hoping to further their education and begin the trajectory toward a successful career." To learn more and to obtain an application, visit The scholarship application deadline is April 2, 2012. Nomination forms should be mailed by March 16 to State Senator Bill Beagle, One Capitol Square, Room 132, Columbus, OH 43215.
Senator Bill Beagle serves the people of Ohio's 5th Senate District, which includes Miami County and portions of Montgomery and Darke Counties.
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