Extension Homemakers scholarship deadlines approaching

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The Hamilton County Extension Homemakers Association is offering four $1,000 scholarships to Hamilton County graduating seniors or undergraduate students who major in a health and human science-related field.

Health and human science-related fields would include foods and nutrition; hospitality and tourism management; child development and family studies; family and consumer science education; consumer science and retailing; nursing; fitness and health; speech, language and hearing; and health sciences.

The Indiana Extension Homemakers Association is offering eight $500 scholarships to Indiana homemakers who are 25 years of age or older. IEHA is an organization affiliated with the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service and is interested in furthering education, leadership and community volunteerism.

These scholarships are to be used to complete education or upgrade vocational skills. One must be admitted, or cleared for admission, to an academic or vocational school which is state-licensed or accredited. Preference will be given to a person studying at an undergraduate level. Scholarships will be awarded with regard for financial need. Former winners may apply again.

Scholarship applications may be obtained at the Purdue Extension Hamilton County office located on the Hamilton County 4-H Grounds, 2003 Pleasant St., Noblesville, or online at www.ag.purdue.edu/counties/hamilton and www.ieha-families.org. Applications are due to the Purdue Extension Hamilton County office no later than March 1.

For more information on these scholarships, contact Purdue Extension Hamilton County at 776-0854 or online at www.ag.purdue.edu/counties/hamilton.

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