The 80/20 Foundation Trust announces that the 2020 application for the Manufacturing Your Future: The 80/20 Foundation Trust Scholarship is now open in collaboration with the Community Foundation of Whitley County. The Foundation scholarship funds will assist in providing education and training for Whitley County students and residents to enhance their ability to secure gainful employment by pursuing additional education through a skilled trade, technology, engineering and/or business-related program. A total of four (4) scholarships will be awarded to cover 50% of the winning student’s tuition cost for each of the four semesters required to attain a 2-year degree or to work towards a 4-year degree.

A total of four scholarships will be available in 2020 to the following:

1. A graduating senior from Columbia City High School

2. A graduating senior from Churubusco High School

3. A graduating senior from WhitKo High School and

4. A non-traditional student (any Whitley County resident looking to advance educational attainment in pursuit of a career change or enhancement of skills)

The deadline for the scholarship application is Monday, May 11. Any applicant that has questions may contact the Community Foundation of Whitley County by calling 260-244-5224 or vanessa@cfwhitley.org. Applications may be made online by visiting the CFWC website at www.cfwhitley.org.

The 80/20 Foundation Trust’s mission is to grow and strengthen the manufacturing sector and the development of new enterprise in Northeast Indiana.