Burlington-Edison Alumni Foundation/Dollars for Scholars Honored at National Event

Andrea Martin and Kathi Marilley, board members recently represented the Foundation at the Scholarship America "Dream to Success" awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.  Andrea and Kathi were invited as guests of Scholarship America to recognize the B-E Alumni Foundation as the recipient of the 2016 Irving A. Fradkin National Affiliate of the Year!  The national award honors and recognizes a Dollars for Scholars affiliate that has performed outstanding service to their community and exemplifies the commitment of Dollars for Scholars, a program of Scholarship America, to making postsecondary success possible for all students.

"I would like to  express my gratitude for all that Burlington-Edison Alumni Foundation/Dollars for Scholars does on behalf of students, " said Scholarship America president & CEO Robert C Ballard.  "Scholarship America is proud to recognize the dedication of Burlington-Edison Alumni Foundation/Dollars for Scholars with this national award."

In additon to receiving a $1,000 regional prize, the Foundation received an additional $2,000 award and recognition at the national event.


B-E Alumni Foundation/Dollars for Scholars Receives $10,000 Matching Grant from Scholarship America

B-E Alumni Foundation/Dollars for Scholars is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $10,000 Matching Grant from Scholarship America.  The grant will provide deserving students the opportunity to receive financially impactful, renewable scholarships, further aligining itself with Scholarship America's focus of helping studens complete their degree or program with reduced level of debt.

"Renewable, financially impactful scholarships that are directed to students with the greatest financial need will be an important tool to improving educational outcomes in our Dollar for Scholars communities, " said Scholarship America's president and CEO Bob Ballard. "These additional matching funds help bolster support for students through renewable scholarships that not only support access to college, but also see students through to graduation."

The local match is being provided by the Burlington Rotary Clubs and the Skagit Rebekah Lodge #82.

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