2012-03-07 / Education

Scholarship deadline nears

Comet staff report

The deadline is approaching for college-bound students to apply for the Co-Alliance Solutions Scholarship program.

Co-Alliance serves energy and agribusiness customers across Indiana, Ohio and Michigan, and Co-Alliance’s farmer-directors have again committed $20,000 in academic awards to the children and grandchildren of co-op members. The one-time awards of $1,000 each will go to deserving high school seniors who plan to go into the study of agriculture, and who demonstrate outstanding leadership and ability.

To qualify for consideration, the students must be children or grandchildren of co-op members within the partnership of Co-Alliance: those partners are Midland

Co-op, IMPACT Co-op, La-

Porte County Co-op, Frontier Co-op and Excel Co-op. Children of employees and current co-op directors are not eligible. The application has been posted on the company website, www.coalliance.com. The deadline to apply is March 31.

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