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Ashland Community and Technical College offers fall scholarships

ASHLAND. Ky. — April 1 is the priority application deadline for fall 2010 scholarships at Ashland Community and Technical College.

ACTC offers dozens of scholarships to help deserving area residents pay for their education. As a rule, scholarships are awarded to students seeking a degree, diploma or certificate who dem onstrate the potential for academic success and financial need. Some scholarships have additional requirements such as county of residence, major area of study, or grade point average (GPA).

Applicants need to apply for admission to the college, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and fill out the general scholarship application form. The scholarship application form is good for all scholarships listed below except the John T. Smith and Pre-Engineering Scholarships which have separate applications.

Admission and scholarship applications are on the web at ashland.kctcs.edu, and the FAFSA is at fafsa.ed.gov.

The Scholarship Committee and Office of Financial Aid will match applicants to scholarship requirements. For more information, call the ACTC Office of Financial Aid at 606-326-2198.

ACTC is offering continuing education classes for dental hygienists. This class provides three hours of continuing education (category B) approved by the Kentucky Board of Dentistry. Topics include basic principles of managing all medical emergencies, ASA physical status classifications, medical history, patient evaluation, and prevention of medical emergencies.

The class will meet Friday, March 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the fee is $45. To enroll, contact ACTC Lifelong Learning, 606-326-2072, 800-928-4256 ext. 62072 or email: as_LLL@kctcs.edu.