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WAPA OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS

This year's graduating high school seniors have an immediate opportunity for a free college education, if their sights are set on technology.
Two Alva C. McFarlane scholarships of up to $60,000 are being offered by the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority, the authority announced Wednesday.
The scholarships, in their seventh year, are being offered to seniors who plan on getting a degree in engineering or a computer related field.
Also being offered are two scholarships of up to $20,000 for students who plan to get an associate, two year, degree in a technical field, including engineering, metal trades or computer science.
One bachelor's degree and one associate degree scholarship will be offered in both the St. Thomas and St. Croix districts. The scholarship will pay for expenses including, tuition, room and board, books, supplies, transportation and miscellaneous expenses.
Recipients will pledge to work for WAPA for each year of education financed, and summer employment at WAPA will be offered. If a recipient doesn't work for WAPA, the scholarship then becomes a low interest loan.
Applications can be obtained from the WAPA human resources office or from high school guidance counselors. Deadline for applications is April 30.

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This year's graduating high school seniors have an immediate opportunity for a free college education, if their sights are set on technology.
Two Alva C. McFarlane scholarships of up to $60,000 are being offered by the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority, the authority announced Wednesday.
The scholarships, in their seventh year, are being offered to seniors who plan on getting a degree in engineering or a computer related field.
Also being offered are two scholarships of up to $20,000 for students who plan to get an associate, two year, degree in a technical field, including engineering, metal trades or computer science.
One bachelor's degree and one associate degree scholarship will be offered in both the St. Thomas and St. Croix districts. The scholarship will pay for expenses including, tuition, room and board, books, supplies, transportation and miscellaneous expenses.
Recipients will pledge to work for WAPA for each year of education financed, and summer employment at WAPA will be offered. If a recipient doesn't work for WAPA, the scholarship then becomes a low interest loan.
Applications can be obtained from the WAPA human resources office or from high school guidance counselors. Deadline for applications is April 30.