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FirstBank announces scholarships

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FirstBank is offering of at least two $1,000-scholarships to deserving local high school seniors. The scholarships may be used for costs of attending a Colorado university, college, community college or vocational/trade school. Proof of enrollment and a tuition statement must be submitted in order to receive the scholarship. The scholarship awards are not based on financial need, but on the quality of the application, the student’s references, and meeting the identified criteria.The requirements for the scholarship competition are: GPA of 3.0 or above; acceptance to a Colorado university, college, community college or vocational/trade school as a full-time student; have an account, or their parents have an account, at any Colorado FirstBank location for at least six months which will be the sponsoring FirstBank; complete the application and essay question, and submit it to the sponsoring FirstBank location by Friday, March 17.Application forms are available at any FirstBank location or can be found online at http://www.ibcbanks.org, then select events, scholarship program, application. Interested students must send or deliver their completed forms to their sponsoring FirstBank location to be postmarked on or before Friday, March 29, 2008.