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$4,000 Business Scholarship Opportunity Now Available for Graduating High School Seniors

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ST. CROIX — The St. Croix Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has announced that applications for the annual St. Croix Chamber Business Scholarship are now being accepted.

The annual scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors planning to major in Business Management, Administration, and/or related fields such as, but not limited to, Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Information Technology, according to the release.

The winner will be awarded one $4,000 scholarship payable up to $1,000 per year for college tuition, books, and expenses, the chamber said. The recipient must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 or above each year while attending the university or college and must present the official transcript evidencing the same to the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce prior to funds being released annually.

“The Chamber is committed to supporting the youth of the territory,” said Akeel St. Jean, Chairman of the SCCC Board of Directors. “Education plays a vital role in the development of our–and any– economy. Accordingly, we must aggressively invest in our future workforce.”

The Board of Directors encourages all qualifying High School Seniors to apply for the award online at: stxchamber.org/scholarship. The applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the USA and must have been a resident of St. Croix for at least five years.

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