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Water District to Sponsor Scholarship Contest (January 8, 2019)

The Vista Irrigation District invites local high school seniors to compete for scholarships from the district.  Up to six scholarships may be awarded; the minimum scholarship award amount is $1,000 and the maximum scholarship award amount is $3,000. The purpose of the scholarship program is to encourage students to learn more about water related issues impacting their community.

Students who compete for a scholarship must complete an essay and provide a personal statement related to their background and/or goals.  Selection criteria also include community involvement or volunteer service and letters of recommendation from high school faculty.

Students may download an application package from www.vidwater.org, or contact Alisa Nichols at (760) 597-3173 to have the materials mailed to them.  Applications are also available through high school counseling offices.  Applications must be received at the district’s office by 5:00 PM on Friday, March 1, 2019.  Eligible students must live or go to school within the Vista Irrigation District’s service area.

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