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Foundation is accepting applications for $600,000 worth of scholarships

The Community Foundation of Henderson County is receiving applications this month for 2023-24 academic year scholarships.

The Foundation is offering more than $600,000 in new and renewable academic scholarships for the upcoming school year through 274 award opportunities for local students. Graduating seniors, current college students and returning adult/non-traditional students are encouraged to apply. All scholarship applications must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31.

The wide range of available scholarships seek to support students with a variety of socio-economic backgrounds, achievements, and higher education goals. Scholarship opportunities offer valuable assistance to area students pursuing a higher education degree and are made possible through generous donors.

Questions about the online scholarship application and opportunities may be directed to Donor Services Manager, Wendy Hamil at (828) 697-6224 or