High school juniors who live in Bellingham have until March 1 to apply for a $500 scholarship from the Friends of the Bellingham Public Library.
The money is to be used for educational expenses after high school, such as for admissions fees or textbooks.
Applicants must write an essay of about 500 words describing how libraries have influenced their lives. It must be typed and submitted with an application form by March 1.
The winner will be announced Saturday, April 28, at the Friends of the Bellingham Public Library annual meeting.
Click here for details about the scholarship, including the application form.