The Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International of Marion County plans to award a $500 scholarship to a female student from Marion County majoring in education at its meeting starting at 9:30 a.m. April 28 in Florence.
Society officials said the award is given annually to encourage young women to enter the field of education.
Any female high school graduate in the county planning to major in education and attend a college or university in Kansas is eligible to apply for the award.
The recipient will be chosen based on scholarship, financial need and character.
For an application, call Carol Duerksen at 620-367-2408. Applications must be received by April 20.
The society promotes professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education.