NELSONVILLE -- The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio is now accepting applications for the Ariana R. Ulloa Scholarship awards.
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, educational goals and personal aspirations.
Scholarship candidates must be international students or students enrolled in international studies, and already accepted or enrolled full time in a two- or four-year college, university, technical or vocational school. Recipients are selected without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, handicap or national origin.
The scholarship fund was established at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio to honor the life and memory of Ariana R. Ulloa, a native of Mexico, who later became director of the Hocking College Department of International Programs.
Scholarship applications are available at the guidance offices of Hocking College, Ohio University, the Foundation's office and Web site, www.appalachianohio.org.
Completed applications are to be sent to the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio, P.O. Box 456, Nelsonville, OH 45764. Completed applications must be received on or before May 16, 2005. Scholarship recipients will be notified by or shortly after May 31.