Big Brothers Big Sisters scholarship

Staff report

SIDNEY — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby and Darke County will offer two, $500 scholarships to students attending college in the 2016/2017 academic year.

One scholarship will go to a Darke County graduate, and one will go to a Shelby County graduate.

Those who wish to be considered for the scholarship should be students who have maintained at least a 2.5 GPA throughout high school and be enrolled in a school in Shelby or Darke County. They also must have been a volunteer for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Buddies program for two full academic years and have attended at least 75 percent of the sessions of which they were involved. Applicants must also plan to pursue an associate’s or bachelor’s degree at an accredited two- or four-year college or university.

Students interested in applying can get the application from their guidance offices, their Big Brothers Big Sisters community service coordinator, or online at on the “Resources” page.

The scholarship deadline is April 15, and recipients will be announced May 6.

Staff report