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Alhambra Day Nursery Grant and Scholarship Programs

The Alhambra Day Nursery Fountaion is now accepting applications for its annual financial grants and scholarship programs. The grants are available to groups or individuals who work with children living within the boundaries of the Alhambra Unified School District and show evidence that projects funded enrich the lives of children through education. The range of funding is $100 to $40,000. Grant proposals are available through Ed Aguirre, coordinator of the Day Nursery Board, by calling 626-943-3080 or emailing eoaguirre@aol.com. Applications are due by March 15, 2013, and successful applicants will be notified by April 26.

The Foundation's scholarships are in the amount of $1,000 and available to high school seniors and college students pursuing a career in early childhood education or other related fields. Seniors at Alhambra, Mark Keppel, San Gabriel, Mission, Ramona Convent, Century, and Independent high schools are eligible. Additional scholarships are available to graduates of these schools that are continuing their college or university educaiton in early childhood education or related fields. Scholarship applications are available through Scholarship Coordinator Denise Bieker by emailing dhbieker@aol.com. Applications for Alhambra high school students are also available through the high schools' on-site scholarship coordinator. Completed applications must be received by March 1, and winners will be awarded in June.

For more information, contact Aguirre at 626-222-0913.

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