By Kyle Hopper
Proteus, Inc. is thrilled to announce that applications are now being accepted for its Standard and William M. Maguy Scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year!
Thirty Standard Scholarships in the amount of $500 and one William M. Maguy Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded this to deserving students.
The Standard Scholarship is open to new or continuing students enrolled in at least 12 semester units during the fall 2016 semester. Students must be of low-income status or have (personally, parents and/or guardian) received services from a Proteus program within the past two years. Qualified applicants can be enrolled in a two or four year college, or an accredited post-secondary institute.
The William M. Maguy Scholarship is open to full-time students who have completed at least two years at a university or community college. This scholarship will be given to a person who exemplifies the larger-than-life quality of our former CEO, William (Bill) Maguy. Mr. Maguy focused on empowering and serving people. The person qualified for this scholarship will be one seeking a career in a field that provides a needed service to members of their community. This could include social services, law enforcement, nursing, liberal arts, political science, communications, or any other related field. Those interested in applying should have a 3.0 or higher GPA and demonstrate their community involvement in organizations that serve others. All applicants must live in Kern, Kings, Fresno, or Tulare County.
Deadline to apply for the Standard Scholarship is April 1, 2016. Deadline to apply for the William M. Maguy Scholarship is April 29, 2016.
For more information, call Margie Perez at (559) 733-5423 or visit www.proteusinc.org.