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Melissa Brown awarded conservation scholarship

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Melissa Brown of Corinth recently was awarded a $2,000 scholarship for non-traditional students attending Northern Kentucky University Grant County Center.

The scholarship, which is given out twice a year, are provided by the Grant County Conservation District.

The 33-year-old Brown is a mother of two sons, Michael and Brandon, and married to husband, Bryant. She is currently a sophomore.

“I am honored to be the recipient of this scholarship,” Brown said. “It will be very helpful with partial tuition and books.”

In 2006, the Grant County Conservation District Board of Supervisors established the Non-Traditional Scholarship for students attending the NKU Grant County campus.

The scholarship is based on the following criteria:
• Must be a three-year resident of Grant County and pursuing a defined course of study.
• The award shall be based on financial need and the recipient’s ability to complete the course work.
• Each of the scholarships may be divided between students if in the judgement of the school it would be more beneficial in promoting student enrollment.
• The selection process will be accomplished by the Northern Kentucky

University Grant County Center personnel in collaboration with the Grant County Conservation District.

Interested students should apply at the NKU Grant County campus.