AWC scholarship applications are due Feb. 24

Student applications being accepted by City of Port Orchard

PORT ORCHARD — The deadline for applications to be considered for the AWC Center for Quality Communities Scholarship Fund is fast approaching.

Applications will be accepted by the City of Port Orchard through Monday, Feb. 24 at the following email address: Materials also can be sent to the City of Port Orchard, 216 Prospect St., Port Orchard, WA 98366. Information and application materials can be found at

The scholarship is available through a statewide competitive process for students who are actively engaged in their city government and/or community and plan to attend post-secondary school in fall 2020.

To be eligible, a student must be a Washington state resident, graduating from high school, home school or receiving a GED in spring/summer 2020; plan to continue their education at an accredited college or trade school in the 2020-2021 academic year on a half-time or more basis; and been involved with a city government or with a community/school leadership activity.

The Center for Quality Communities promotes municipal leadership development and civic engagement.

AWC scholarship applications are due Feb. 24