RIAWC announce applications for scholarships


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Press release submitted by Sharon De Frieze


Rock Island Arsenal Welcome Club (RIAWC) announce applications for scholarships

A fundamental principle of the Rock Island Arsenal Welcome Club is to generate funds to support philanthropic endeavors within the Quad-Cities metropolitan areas.

The RIAWC Scholarship Committee is now accepting applications for Scholarships until March 15, 2013. Interested applicants may download an application from the RIAWC Web-Site, (www.riawc.org). They are also available at the RIAWC Arsenal Attic on Tuesday's or Thursday's from 10:00a.m.-3:00p.m. and the School Support Services Office in Building 110.
Applicants will be notified in mid April and given the Scholarships at a Reception in May.

For Additional information Contact:
Beth Welker bswelker@gmail.com

Completed applications must be sent to:

Rock Island Arsenal Welcome Club
ATTN: Scholarship Chairperson
P.O. Box 848
Bettendorf, IA 52722=848

Applications will not be accepted after March 15, 2013

















 




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