RAZE Tobacco Prevention Scholarships Available

February 02, 2005

Charleston, W.Va. - West Virginia students who help fight tobacco use can be rewarded for their efforts. Raze, a student anti-tobacco organization, will be awarding scholarships to students in each of the eight Regional Educational Service Agencies (RESAs).  

A $1,000 Youth Tobacco Prevention Leadership Scholarship will be made available in each RESA to a high school senior who has demonstrated leadership in tobacco prevention. Representatives from West Virginia public health and education organizations will review and judge all applications.  

Another $1,000 scholarship will be given to the RESA with the most applicants. Also, one of the regional winners will be selected as the state winner and receive an additional $1,000 scholarship.  

To learn more about the scholarship and to download the application, visit http://wvde.state.wv.us/tt/2005/raze.pdf. Applications must be postmarked no later than February 28, 2005 and scholarship recipients will be notified on or before March 18, 2005.  

To learn more about Raze, visit www.razewv.com.  

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