The Grays Harbor Community Foundation will award nearly US$1 million in scholarships and will help more than 300 students from local universities and trade schools in the next academic year.
This makes the total amount of scholarships received through the foundation approximately US$7 million in the past 20 By 2021, 328 students will share $915,000.
Most of the funding comes from local family donations to the foundation, which manages the funds and contributes to the wide-ranging needs of the community. Six new members "have added scholarships this year. Usually, the award will be renewed the following year. " Read the Entire Article
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