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Gateway Scholarship Application Deadline Is April 1; 24 Award Categories Available

Gateway Community & Technical College is accepting scholarship applications for the 2011-2012 academic school year that begins next August. The deadline to submit applications is April 1, 2011.

Gateway offers 24 different categories of scholarships. Some are general scholarships for students in any field. Some are dedicated to students in such disciplines as advanced manufacturing, electrical technology, computer-assisted drafting and design, education, nursing and allied health. Eligibility requirements vary, but scholarships are available for single parents, minority students and students showing academic promise and having a grade point average of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Gateway awarded more than $224,000 in merit-based scholarships to eligible students in the current academic year.
Scholarship applications are located at gateway.kctcs.edu. Click on Financial Aid, and then Scholarships. The application requires a brief, typed personal statement, and students are encouraged to include optional information on their family, work and financial circumstances. Some scholarships require separate applications and writing statements.

The application process also requires two letters of recommendation from non-relatives. The scholarship application, typed personal statement, letters of recommendation and any other materials required by specific scholarships must be submitted to the Gateway Financial Aid Office at any campus no later than April 1. Mailed materials should be sent to the Boone Campus, 500 Technology Way, Florence, KY 41042 and must be postmarked no later than April 1.
For more information, contact Will Bradley @ 859-442-4186 or William.bradley@kctcs.edu.