New scholarships available for upcoming Erie County high school graduates

(WJET/WFXP) – A county-wide organization is offering graduating high schoolers a scholarship opportunity.

The Erie County Association of Township Officials (ECATO) and the Erie County Association of Municipal Administrators are offering three $800 scholarships for students living in one of the county’s townships.

This scholarship is for upcoming first-year students who have been accepted for admission at a two or four-year college or university.  ECATO is especially interested in students who will major in political science and/or environmental studies.

The deadline to apply is Friday, May 17, and the recipients will be notified by Friday, May 31. You can learn more about the scholarship and apply through the Millcreek Township website.