The Douglas County Chamber Foundation presents the Chamber Leadership Scholarships annually to two High School Seniors from the Douglas County School System who has demonstrated their leadership in the community. The scholarship is funded by the DC Chamber’s Young Professionals Connection each year. The first place scholarship is $1,000.00 and the second place scholarship is $500.00. The applicants must have a cumulative 3.5 grade point average or higher, plan to attend an institution of higher learning, have demonstrated leadership experience through school, community activity or work experience, and write a one-page essay on a leader he/she admires and the leadership qualities they exemplify.
The winning student(s) will be selected by the Scholarship Committee of the Douglas County Chamber Foundation. Applications must be submitted by the student to the Chamber. The winning student will be awarded the scholarship at his/her Honor’s Day/Night.
For more information on the Chamber Foundation Leadership Scholarship, please contact the Director of Communications and Community Affairs at 770-942-5022.