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2017 Scholarship Opportunities Available for Appalachian Ohio Students Pursuing Post-Secondary Education

Deadline for Applications is March 31, 2017

Nelsonville, OH – Students throughout Appalachian Ohio are getting ready to take the next step in the education and scholarships are a vital part of post-secondary education. Once again, the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is excited to begin accepting scholarship applications to donor-established funds within FAO. Detailed information regarding eligibility and application guidelines, as well as the application, can be found on the Foundation’s website, The deadline for applications to be mailed or emailed is March 31, 2017.

The Foundation offers a variety of scholarships targeted toward students from different counties and with various interests and areas of study. Students can identify one or multiple scholarships suited to their educational plans.

All information on scholarship opportunities, guidelines, eligibility, and how to apply can be found on FAO’s scholarships page. Completed applications and all accompanying materials must be emailed to, or mailed with postmark of no later than March 31, 2017 to the Foundation’s office at PO Box 456, Nelsonville, OH 45764.

Each year, the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio offers scholarships to students across the 32 counties of Appalachian Ohio. For more information about how to grow scholarship resources for the region’s students, please visit or call 740.753.1111.

About the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is a regional community foundation serving the 32 counties of Appalachian Ohio. A 501(c)(3) public charity, the Foundation creates opportunities for Appalachian Ohio’s citizens and communities by inspiring and supporting philanthropy. For more information about FAO, visit