Applications accepted through March 31 for Forest City Y Endowed Scholarship

Forest City Y Accepting Scholarship Applications


Two $1,000 college scholarships to be awarded

 FOREST CITY- The Forest City Y is accepting college scholarship applications from high school graduating seniors who plan to pursue a career in a social service profession. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to aid in the cost of college tuition. Applications should be submitted to the Forest City Y by Friday, March 30, 2012.

 The Y administers a scholarship fund that was established through a generous contribution from the estate of Merrill G. Oleson. Oleson devoted his professional career of 36 years to the ideals of the YMCA.

 Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to deserving high school graduating seniors who are interested in pursuing a college degree in social service or people-serving professions and have exemplified personal characteristics of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

 Applications will be accepted at the Forest City Y through Friday, March 31, 2013. The application form is shown above and is also available at area high school guidance offices.

For additional information, please contact Bruce Mielke, executive director, at 641-585-5220 or, or visit