Applications for scholarship available

The Mental Health Association in Fulton and Montgomery Counties is accepting applications to honor two high school seniors with scholarships, according to a news release.

The scholarships are open to students who are living in Fulton or Montgomery counties, attending high school on a full-time basis, and will be attending college in the fall majoring in a mental health-related track to prepare for a career in the mental health field. The $500 awards will be given for college-related expenses.

The aim of the award is to encourage the education of young adults to assist in the prevention and treatment of mental illnesses; the promotion of mental health; and the empowerment of adults, children, and families whose lives have been affected by mental illnesses.

Award applications are available at the association’s administrative offices at 11 Mohawk Place, Amsterdam, and 307-309 Meadow St., Johnstown, and on MHA’s website at

Application submissions must be postmarked no later than April 16. Winners will be recognized at the MHA Annual Dinner on May 31.

For more information, call (518) 762-5332, Ext. 100.

By Patricia Older

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