Applications for Jim Cresson Memorial Fund Scholarship being Taken

Feb 23, 2013 -- 1:26am

The Greater Lewes Foundations is accepting applications for the Jim Cresson Memorial Fund scholarship. The $1000 scholarship is awarded to help a Sussex County student who is interested in journalistic or creative writing and can be used for educational expenses – including tuition, room & board, books or computer equipment.  Seniors should submit an essay of 750 to 1000 words on one of several topics that you’ll find at wgmd.com.  Jim Cresson was a journalist for the Cape Gazette – he died in an accident in 2005 and the scholarship was established to keep his memory alive.  The deadline for applications is March 31st.

Topics:
My outdoor/environmental experiences in Sussex County

What pet animals have meant to me

My most memorable Sussex County characters

What the U.S. military means to me

Sussex County Native Americans

 

Entries:  Jim Cresson Fund,
              c/o the Greater Lewes Foundation
              PO Box 802
              Lewes, DE  19958

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