Sinclair Accepting Applications for Young Scholars Program

DAYTON, Ohio (12/14/2009) – The Young Scholars Program at Sinclair Community College is currently accepting 8th grade applications for the 2010 Winter & Spring Sessions.

Young Scholarsis a college recruitment program for students in grades 8 through 12. Students who participate in the program agree to attend 10 Saturday morning workshops each year for five years, during the 8th through 12thgrades. The Young Scholars Program is targeted to youth whose parents have not completed a college degree.

"This program provides comprehensive career and leadership development, as well as cultural activities and workshops that focus on the concerns of youth," said Kates Brommeland, program coordinator.

Winter Session begins Saturday, January 9, 2010, & Spring Session begins Saturday, March 20, 2010.

Students will be notified of their admission status and all students accepted are required to attend a mandatory orientation. Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to receive a two-year financial aid package to attend Sinclair.

For more information about the Young Scholars Program, call (937) 512-3730.

Contact: Natasha Baker
Directorof Public Relations
P 937/512-2221
M 937/231-4957