Permanent Endowment is accepting scholarship applications

The Permanent Endowment for Martha’s Vineyard, the Island’s community foundation, is now accepting applications for its 2012 educational scholarships.

Seventeen scholarship funds administered by the Permanent Endowment will be awarding scholarships to both high school seniors and Vineyard students currently enrolled in college or graduate school. Last year, $144,300 in scholarships were awarded to 63 Island students with awards ranging from $500 to $5,000, according to a press release.

For information on the criteria for each scholarship fund and application materials, please visit the Permanent Endowment’s website at endowmv.org or call 508-338-4665. All applications must be postmarked by March 15 to be considered and applicants will be notified of awards in early June.