SCOTCH PLAINS: April 6 deadline to apply for scholarship

SCOTCH PLAINS: April 6 deadline to apply for scholarship

College-bound students have until April 6 to apply for the Union County Council of Parent Teacher Associations Manya Ungar Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is based on donations and will be worth a minimum of $500.

The scholarship recognizes a former National PTA president and Scotch Plains resident, Manya Ungar, whose dedication to youth, education and the arts enriched the communities. Ungar was instrumental in bringing AIDS awareness education to American schools, directed a summer performing arts program in Scotch Plains-Fanwood for 10 years, and spoke eloquently about the importance of bringing concerns to elected officials.

Eligible students must be enrolled in a high school that has a PTA or Parent-Teacher-Student Association membership in good standing with the county council. he ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to community service and academics, and must be interested in a college education. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a financial need.

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