Mark Miller, left, of the Bryan Area Foundation Scholarship Committee, and Jack Brace, Bryan Area Foundation president, review scholarship applications. Courtesy photo

The Bryan Area Foundation is seeking applications for the Chris and Mary Thaman Scholarship along with applications for the Harlan G. and Ernestine B. Spangler Continuing Education Scholarship.

The Chris and Mary Thaman scholarship will be awarded to a Williams County resident who has completed at least one year of post-secondary education following graduation from high school and is currently employed in some capacity to support their education.

The Harlan G. and Ernestine B. Spangler Continuing Education Scholarship is given annually to a Williams County resident pursuing a certificate program, an associate degree or bachelor degree in any accredited college, university or technical school. The recipient must be a high school graduate, at least 25 years of age and must be returning to school from at least five years in the workforce (includes being a homemaker). Selection will be based on financial need. Instructions to apply for the scholarship are available at

The application deadline for both scholarships is July 1.

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