Capstone, the leading publisher of childrenâ€™s books and digital products and services, is seeking applicants for its scholarship program which assists full-time college students.
Online PR News – 15-February-2011 – – Capstone, the leading publisher of childrenâ€™s books and digital products and services, is seeking applicants for its scholarship program which assists full-time college students. The Capstone Community Scholarship Program offers up to eight scholarship awards in the amount of $2,500 each to qualified applicants.
Among the eligibility requirements includes a full-time status as an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a first or second year program at an eligible institution. Students majoring in the following areas of study, who also meet additional requirements, are invited to apply: preschool education, elementary education, library science, English language learners, or design.
To review the full scholarship guidelines and download an application, visit http://www.capstonepub.com/content/ABOUTUS_COMMUNITYOUTREACH.
â€śWeâ€™re thrilled to offer our scholarship program again this year to include communities in the United States and abroad, and recognize those students who demonstrate leadership in their communities,â€ť said Lisa Hanson, Capstone Director of Corporate Giving. â€śCapstone recognizes that healthy, thriving communities depend on involved citizens, organizations and corporate partners for momentum. Our Community Giving Program lends support, services and resources to community organizations working to improve the quality of life of the people we serve.â€ť
Applications must be postmarked by March 25, 2011. Scholarships will be awarded by May 2, 2011. Scholarship Management Services, a division of Scholarship America, will oversee the application and award process.
Capstone has a rich history of philanthropy in local communities and those abroad. In 2010, the company supported more than 250 organizationsâ€™ initiatives through book donations, sponsorships, scholarships and employee volunteer time. Capstone has offices in Mankato and Bloomington, Minn., Chicago, Ill., and Oxford, England.
Capstone is the leading publisher of childrenâ€™s books and digital products and services, offering everything from nonfiction, fiction, and picture books to interactive books, audio books, and literacy programs. Divisions include Capstone Press, Compass Point Books, Heinemann-Raintree, Picture Window Books, Stone Arch Books, and Capstone Digital, and. For more information, visit www.CapstonePub.com. Connect with them at http://Connect.CapstonePub.com.