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Black History Makers

The deadline for the McDonald’s Restaurants of Kentuckiana Black History Makers of Tomorrow scholarship program, offering $1,500 each to 10 students, is Jan. 31. The program honors outstanding students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, leadership, character and community service. It is offered to outstanding high school seniors, with at least one parent of African American or Black Caribbean descent. Applications are available at www.mcstate.com. 


Monty’s Plant Food scholarship

Monty’s Plant Food Company is accepting applications from Kentucky students for $1,000 college scholarships. Students must live on a family farm and plan to pursue post-secondary education and study agronomy and crop science, sustainable agriculture, soil science or soil conservation, have a minimum high school GPA of 3.25 and participate in community service. A complete list of criteria is listed at www.montysplantfood.com/FFA. Scholarship applications are available at www.ffa.org/scholarships. The deadline to apply is Feb. 1, 2014. 


Bluegrass Cellular 

Bluegrass Cellular will award 18 scholarships valued at $1,500 each to graduating seniors who attend high school in Bluegrass’s 40-county home-service area. Deadline is April 1. The application and complete list of guidelines is available at bluegrasscellular.com/answer_zone/community. 

Scholarship information will run as space allows.