Nearly 150 Appalachian Ohio Students Receive Support for Post-Secondary Education
Nelsonville, OH – Students throughout Appalachian Ohio know how important education is to their success. Thanks to over 50 donor-established scholarship funds at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO), nearly 150 Appalachian Ohio students will receive scholarships to support their post-secondary education. Young adults across Appalachian Ohio will benefit from nearly $190,000 in post-secondary scholarships supporting a wide array of post-secondary studies.
Each year FAO works with donors and its volunteer Scholarship Committee to award scholarships to students pursuing varied paths of post-secondary education across the 32 counties of Appalachian Ohio. Awarded through a competitive application process, FAO partners with more than 50 donor-established scholarship funds to honor the legacy and story behind each fund and the friend or loved ones each honors.
The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio’s mission is to create opportunities for Appalachian Ohio’s citizens and communities by inspiring and supporting philanthropy. More information regarding FAO’s scholarships and a full list of 2017 recipients can be found on FAO’s website, www.AppalachianOhio.org.
If you are interested in how you can help students pursue their dreams by supporting educational attainment, contact the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio at 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 www.AppalachianOhio.org.