The Philip A. Parker scholarship provides $500 scholarships for youth, ages 16 through 24, who show interest and progress toward a pathway in the trades. Applicants must have an interest in pursuing careers or jobs in the trades, have a financial need and should have demonstrated success and skills to be self-sufficient. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, plan to attend an accredited institution and live in Clark, Cowlitz or Wahkiakum counties in Southwest Washington.
Applications are due by 5 p.m. April 29. Applications should be submitted to the youth initiatives manager at the Southwest Washington Workforce Development Council.