The Saratoga Builders Association will be awarding two $1000 student scholarship in 2020.
One is the SBA scholarship award and the second is the Bob Best Memorial Scholarship award.
The scholarships are open to any high school senior or college undergraduate in Saratoga County who is planning to pursue a construction education at a two or four-year accredited college or university or to students who would like to purchase tools and/or equipment for a career or to start a business in the construction industry.
Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must demonstrate current or past involvement in the construction field, including classes taken in high school or college, to be eligible for these awards.
Each applicant must also submit a high school or college transcript or list of construction classes taken plus a short essay describing why they are interested in a construction industry career and what events led to this decision.
Applications must be postmarked on or before April 1. Only the first 25 completed applications will be accepted. The winner and their school will be notified by June 1.
To receive a scholarship application, contact Barry Potoker, executive director at 518-366-0946 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Saratoga Hospital Volunteer Guild is accepting scholarship applications from Saratoga County high school seniors interested in pursuing careers in healthcare.
Applications and more information are available at local high school guidance offices, the hospital front desk and www.saratogahospital.org/aboutus/volunteering.
The deadline to apply is March 20.
The guild has provided scholarships since 1990 to help educate future healthcare providers. This year, it will offer up to five $1,500 scholarships. To be eligible, students must be entering college in September, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and have a documented record of community service, especially in a healthcare environment.
Scholarship recipients will be honored at the Saratoga Hospital Volunteer Guild’s annual recognition dinner on May 7.
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Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park will hold its bi-monthly Wellness Walk at 11 a.m. Monday, March 9.
Wellness Walks are geared towards gentle exercise and the enjoyment of nature and will be accessible for participants at basic fitness levels. The walk will depart from the Camp Saratoga North Trailhead kiosk.
Registration is appreciated as the program could be cancelled if there is bad weather. If needed, snowshoes will be available for rental 30 minutes before the program; free for members, $3 for non-members. If there is no snow, the program will take place without snowshoes. The Wellness Walks are a bi-monthly activity with the next walk scheduled on March 23 at the same location.
For more information or to register for the program, call the Wilton Preserve office at 518-450-0321 or email at email@example.com.
The Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park is a non-profit organization that conserves ecological systems and natural settings while providing opportunities for environmental education and outdoor recreation.