PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

April 11, 2013

FAIRBANKS CHAMBER ANNOUNCES 2013 EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP FOR GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS IN THE FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

The Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce is proud to offer a $1,000.00 scholarship to Fairbanks North Star Borough high school graduating seniors who intend to attend the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) or UAF Community and Technical College in the fall of 2013.

The scholarship is intended to encourage high school seniors to pursue future education and career opportunities in Fairbanks. In support of the business community, and in recognition of the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District’s effort to hire and retain highly qualified teachers, preference will be given to applicants interested in obtaining an education or business related degree.

The application can be submitted online at fairbankschamber.org/scholarships. Two letters of recommendation (at least one from a Chamber member) and an official transcript must accompany the application to be considered.

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must meet all stated requirements and complete and return the application by the deadline at 5:00PM on May 6, 2013. Questions regarding the scholarship should be directed to Jonni Roos at the Chamber Office at (907) 374.6705.

About the Fairbanks Chamber: The Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce represents our members by advocating for a healthy economic environment and by building partnerships that promote the greater Fairbanks area as an attractive place for business and community.

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For more information, please contact Lisa Herbert, Executive Director:

P: 374-6706 or EMAIL: lisa@fairbankschamber.org