Moving company, garden club offers scholarships

Moving company, garden club offers scholarships

Two scholarship opportunities for Juneau’s youth.

Students can write essay to qualify for scholarship

A-1 Auto Transport, a car shipping and moving company in Alaska, is awarding scholarships to eligible students in Juneau and all surrounding areas.

According to a release from the company, the scholarships may value at $250, $500 or $1,000.

Any student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher is qualified so long as they’re enrolled at an accredited college or high school. All awarded scholarship money is sent directly to the financial office of the student’s accredited institute.

To enter the scholarship program, qualified students must submit an essay of at least 1,000 words to be reviewed by A-1’s Scholarship Committee.

Examples of essay topics students may use include:

Moving long distance

Motorcycle shipping

International car shipping

Auto transport services

Freight shipping

Enclosed or open-air shipping methods

Door to door vehicle delivery

The process of shipping classic cars

Moving overseas

Submissions are accepted until March 10, 2020. All participants can refer to A-1 Auto Transport’s website at the end of March 2020 to check for winners. Winners are also notified by email. To enter, students may submit their essay along with their name, email address, phone number, school name and mailing address to scholarships@a1autotransport.com. To learn more about the A-1 scholarship program, visit http://www.a1autotransport.com/a-1-auto-transport-scholarship/

Garden club offers scholarship

The Alaska Garden Clubs is offering a $500 scholarship to state residents majoring in gardening/botany/environmental studies.

More information about the scholarship, including eligibility requirements and the application can be found at www.alaskagardenclubs.org/scholarships.htm.

The recipient of the state scholarship is eligible for regional and national garden club scholarships worth up to $4,000. The Alaska awardee will be selected from completed, eligible applications starting Feb. 15.

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