Education digest —

Scholarship program deadline Feb. 25

The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Survivor College Scholarship Program deadline is Feb. 25.

The possible lifetime award is up to $10,000 per student offered in increments of $2,500 per year.

Application packets can be obtained by calling 866-500-3272 or 1-800-ACS-2345.

To be eligible to apply for the scholarships, the students must be cancer survivors diagnosed before the age of 21 and age 25 or younger at the time of submitting the application, graduating from a high school or continuing college in the upcoming school year, a U.S. citizen and resident of New Mexico, have a 2.5 GPA, and will be a full time student.

Education Digest is compiled by CNJ staff writer Liliana Castillo. She may be contacted at 763-6991, or by e-mail:

lcastillo@cnjonline.com