2018-12-06 / News Briefs

Ermino P. Lisbon Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the annual Ermino P. Lisbon Scholarship, sponsored by the NAACP Newport County Branch. The scholarship was established in 2001 to assist current college students who are in need of additional financial aid. The award candidate must be enrolled in a post-secondary school, hold a 2.5 grade-point-average and be a resident of Newport County. Applications will be available at local colleges, libraries and additional locations in the area. Applications must be returned to the scholarship committee or the NAACP office, 72 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd., by Jan. 11. For more information, call Barbara Lisbon at 401-418-9929 or the NAACP office at 401-847-5570.

Organizations offering scholarships are welcome to send application information to news@newportthisweek.net

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