The Altrusa International Foundation of Hermiston, OR is pleased to announce fall scholarship applications are now available for the Linda Gilleese Scholarship Program. You have been identified by our scholarship committee as being a potential conduit for distributing this information, and encouraging students to apply, and we would greatly appreciate your assistance.
This scholarship is an award for up to $3,500.00 for those students that are approximately 2/3 through their post-secondary education process. The major requirement for receiving this award is that it will be used to gain or upgrade job skills or those looking to renter the job market. The scholarship is in memory of Linda Gilleese, former Altrusan and Hermiston community member who was a strong education advocate. The scholarship is not for 2018 graduating high school seniors. Applicants must be residents of Western Umatilla County or North Morrow County, but may be studying elsewhere. Scholarship funds will be deposited with the college or school to be applied toward tuition, books or lab fees.