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Foundation Announces Hazel Teachers’ Scholarship Deadline

Eligible Lower Shore Minority Residents are Invited to Apply

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore is now accepting applications for the 2017 Hazel Minority Teachers’ Scholarship Award. The application deadline is April 1. Scholarships of up to $2,000 will be awarded.

Eligible minority residents in Wicomico, Somerset and Worcester Counties who are interested in pursuing a teaching career, have demonstrated financial need, community involvement, academic achievement and extracurricular activities, are urged to apply.

Scholarship information and how to access scholarship guidelines and application forms can be found by visiting www.cfes.org.

The Hazel Minority Teachers’ Scholarship Award to support and encourage the education of minority teachers was created in 1998 by the late Richard Hazel and his wife Pat. Since its founding, the Hazel Minority Teacher’s Scholarship Award has distributed over $300,000 in scholarships to deserving local students interested in pursuing a career in education.

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