Foundation accepting applications for college scholarship program
Feb 01,2008 00:00 by Bend_Weekly_News_Sources

Center Foundation Awards Scholarships To Outstanding High School Students in Central Oregon

BEND, Ore.—The Center Foundation is now accepting applications for its annual college scholarship program that recognizes the achievements of Central Oregon’s top high school juniors.  The $1,500 college scholarships will be available to outstanding high school juniors who excel in academics, extracurricular activities and participate in  community service.

The scholarship program is open to current Central Oregon high school juniors who are planning to attend an accredited college or university upon high school graduation.  Candidates must have a 3.50 or above GPA, outstanding participation in school extracurricular and/or leadership activities and a solid record of community involvement.  Qualified students are encouraged to apply.  The deadline for completed materials is 5:00 p.m. on February 29th, 2008.  Details and application packets are available at all Central Oregon high school counseling offices, by calling The Center Foundation at 541-322-2399 or at their web site.

ABOUT THE CENTER FOUNDATION

The Center Foundation exists to benefit the health, wellness and education of Central Oregon Youth.  Fueled by the passion and dedication of the Board of Directors and world-class doctors from The Center who donate their time and expertise, the foundation  advocates sports safety, brain and spinal cord injury prevention,  lifelong physical activity and education.   The foundation provides no-cost athletic training, sports physicals, ImPACT Concussion testing, education and treatment of high school athletes, ThinkFirst for Kids, free bike helmets and scholarships.