Betty Watson Scholarship Available

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January 19, 2021

Stanly County Extension & Community Association will offer the Betty Watson Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to a Stanly County student. To qualify for this scholarship the applicant must be a resident of Stanly County. The deadline for the Betty Watson Scholarship has been extended and all applications should be received by March 31, 2021.

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:

  • Twenty-Five (25%) intent to major in Human Development & Family Studies, Child Development, Nutrition, Food Science, or Agriculture Extension Education;
  • Twenty-Five (25%) Scholastic Achievement (GPA/Class Rank);
  • Twenty-Five (25%) College Aptitude (grades-enrolled) or SAT/ACT Scores;
  • Twenty-Five (25%) Initiative, Character and/or Leadership Ability.

Betty Watson Scholarship application link is:

2021 Betty Watson Scholarship Application

Completed applications for the Betty Watson Scholarship should be returned by the March 31, 2021 deadline to the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Stanly County Center, 26032-E Newt Road, Albemarle, NC 28001. If you have questions about the Betty Watson Scholarship, please contact Lori Ivey at 704-983-3987 or lori_ivey@ncsu.edu.

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Lisa Forrest, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLisa ForrestCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Lisa E-mail Lisa N.C. Cooperative Extension, Stanly County Center
Posted on Jan 19, 2021
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