Prescott Republican Women to Give Scholarships

High school seniors from Prescott, Prescott Valley, Chino Valley, Dewey-Humboldt, Mayer and Bagdad schools may apply for scholarships from the Republican Women of Prescott.

Applications must be filed no later than Feb. 20, said Barbara Ernest, public relations chair.

Scholarships will be presented in May. Last year, the committee awarded $20,000 in scholarships, the highest amount to date.

Applicants are asked to contact the group and request an application form at www.rwop.info.   Applicants must submit a 500-word essay, a 150-word biographical statement, current grade transcript, letter of recommendation, and participate in an in-person interview.

The scholarship committee includes Jeff Bubley, chair, and members Maria Bassier, Bette Borst, Barbara Ernest and Michelle Warburton.

The Republican Women of Prescott is the nation’s largest Federated Republic Women’s Organization in the nation.