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Minnesota Association of Townships announces 2022 scholarship program for high school juniors

Applicants should submit a written essay using critical thinking on the topic of promoting awareness of township government by May 1, 2022.

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The Minnesota Association of Townships announced its 2022 scholarship program, which will award up to five $2,000 scholarships to high school juniors.

All students currently enrolled in 11th grade and attending a Minnesota public, private or parochial school, or a home-study program, are eligible to apply for this program, the news release stated.

Applicants should submit a written essay using critical thinking on the topic of promoting awareness of township government by May 1, 2022. Winners will be chosen by an independent panel of judges and will be notified in August 2022. They will also be invited to attend the Minnesota Association of Townships’ annual conference in October 2022.

The 2022 essay question is, “The Minnesota Association of Townships has the responsibility to promote public understanding of the heritage and future of township government and its role in the state and federal systems. What are some ways the Minnesota Association of Townships could promote awareness of township government and inspire township residents and boards to become involved?"

For more information and application details, call 800-228-0296 or visit mntownships.org/about/scholarship-program .

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