Carroll County Times

Del. Krebs accepting applications for House of Delegates scholarships

Del. Susan Krebs is accepting applications for 2013-2014 House of Delegates Scholarships. Her Legislative Scholarship Committee bases its awards on leadership, extracurricular activities, volunteer work, employment and scholastic achievement. Scholarship applicants must be high school seniors and live in Legislative District 9B. The awards, which are not renewable, go toward the first year of higher education.

Students may fill out an electronic version of the application by logging onto Filling out an electronic version or typing is recommended. All scholarship application materials must be postmarked no later than April 20.

To be eligible for a Delegate Scholarship, students must plan to attend a Maryland college, university or private career school. Private career schools must have the Maryland Higher Education Commission's approval to operate and be accredited by a national accrediting association approved by the United States Department of Education. Applicants may also attend a nursing school if the Commission approves the curriculum.