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Bellisio Foods Announces Fall Scholarship

Applications being accepted until October 31

Jackson, OHBellisio Foods is proud to announce that the fall Bellisio Foods Scholarship application in now available for applicants. Established in honor of Bellisio Foods founder, Jeno Paulucci, the Bellisio Foods Scholarship, funded by the Bellisio Foods Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO), supports post-secondary scholarships for children and grandchildren of Bellisio Foods employees.

“On behalf of Bellisio Foods and our founder, Jeno Paulucci, it is tremendously exciting to be able to support the post-secondary endeavors of our employees’ children and grandchildren,” said Chairman & CEO of Bellisio Foods, Joel Conner. “Our partnership with the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio allows us to support students and families in communities where Bellisio operates.”

The Bellisio Foods Scholarship supports the pursuit of post-secondary education at trade and technical schools, community colleges, and four-year universities. Scholarship recipients are selected based on their demonstration of character, community service, financial need, academic performance, and overall potential. Applications will be reviewed by the Foundation’s Scholarship Committee and students receiving scholarships will be notified by Monday, November 30, 2015.

“We are so inspired by our partnership with Bellisio Foods and their commitment to supporting students and families in Appalachian Ohio and beyond,” said Cara Dingus Brook, president and CEO of the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio. “Additional financial assistance makes post-secondary education that much more attainable and helps students achieve their varied goals in life.”

Scholarship applications can be found here. Completed applications must be postmarked by Saturday, October 31, 2015 in order to be considered. Applications must be mailed to the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio at PO Box 456, Nelsonville, OH 45764. For more information, contact the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio at 740.753.1111.