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Huntsman Scholarship seeks applications

The Beaumont Foundation of America is seeking applicants for the Jon Huntsman Sr. Scholarship.

The scholarship is for first-year students seeking an associate of applied science degree in process operating technology.

A good candidate for the scholarship will have financial need to attend college and be a first-generation college student. The committee may also consider class ranking, GPA, test scores, academic success, extracurricular activities and participation in leadership activities.

To remain eligible for the scholarship, students must be a full-time student, comply with all reporting requirements and maintain an overall GPA of 2.5. The duration of the scholarship is four consecutive long semesters or until graduation.

The scholarship application process is open until July 1, 2015. Those interested can apply on the LIT Web site. Go to “Student Services,” then click on the “Scholarship Application” link.

For more information, call (409) 839-2956.

About Roger Cowles

Roger Cowles is the editor of The Port Arthur News. Born in Port Arthur, he grew up in Groves. He is a graduate of Port Neches-Groves High School and Lamar University, where he was editor of the University Press. Cowles is married to Celines Del Valle, is a member and past president of The Rotary Club of Port Arthur and serves on a number of boards for local agencies, including the United Way of Mid and South Jefferson County and the Salvation Army.

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