CENTRAL, La. (BRPROUD) — High school students in Central can apply to win one of four different scholarships from the Central Chamber of Commerce.

Central Chamber is offering scholarships in the following categories:

  • Academic award for public school students
  • Academic award for private school students
  • Career and technical award for students pursuing career training
  • Overcomer award for a student who has succeeded despite significant challenges

$1,250 in scholarships was awarded by Central Chamber in 2021.

“We want to thank each of our education sponsors for their generous contribution,” said Ron Erickson, Central Chamber CEO. “I am very encouraged at how many people see the correlation between an educated workforce and a thriving community and economy.”

Scholarship applications can be found by clicking here and are due March 4 at 4:30 p.m. at Central Chamber’s office located at 12416 Hooper Road.