$2,000 Scholarships Available for 2014 Graduating Seniors through the Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce

The Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce is awarding $2,000 Commerce Education Partnership Scholarships to graduating high school seniors in the Mount Vernon and Lee Districts and graduating seniors who reside on Fort Belvoir who attend one of these schools are eligible!

Students applying for the scholarships must plan to pursue further education in a business-related field, have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0, and have work or community volunteer experience.  Applicants must submit an essay with the application and a copy of their high school transcript.  The application deadline is Friday, May 2, 2014.

Students may apply online at http://www.mtvernon-leechamber.org/Education-Partnership.html or call 703.360.6925 to request an application.  Scholarship applications are also available in local high school career centers.

For the past fifteen years, the Chamber of Commerce has invested in the future by awarding more than $120,000 in scholarships to graduating high school students in Mount Vernon and Lee Districts.  The scholarship fund is maintained through the annual Chamber Golf Classic and generous contributions of Chamber members and businesses in the Mount Vernon and Lee Districts.

Good luck to all our graduating seniors from everyone at The Villages at Belvoir!