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Jeff UEZ offering scholarships

Jeffersonville’s Urban Enterprise Zone is offering two types of scholarships to local students.

Two scholarships of $5,000 each, for one year, will be available for traditional four-year, full-time college students; and up to five scholarships of $2,000 each, for one year, will be available for nontraditional students.

Eligibility requirements include that the individuals must be a resident of the Jeffersonville Urban Enterprise Zone; be accepted to a nationally accredited institution for higher education; a preference will be given to those with financial need — those with a median household income less than $40,325; a minimum 2.5 GPA in high school or post-secondary institution; have a GED score of 450 or higher; traditional students must be less than one year out of high school or less than one year since receiving their GED; non-traditional students must have a minimum of 30 credit hours toward their degree; students must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA while on scholarship; and the student cannot posses a bachelor’s degree.

Applications must be postmarked by March 18 and can be mailed to: Jeffersonville Urban Enterprise Zone Association, Attn: Scholarship committee, 500 Quartermaster Court, Jeffersonville, IN 47130.

For questions regarding the location of the Urban Enterprise Zone or for more information contact the Jeffersonville Redevelopment office at 812-285-6406 or email kreed@cityofjeff.net.

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