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Scholarship deadline extended to March 31 for graduating seniors

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Alpine Bank has extended the application deadline for the J. Robert Young Scholarships to March 31. Graduating high school seniors meeting the criteria of the scholarships may receive an application through their high school counselors, online at, online at or by visiting any Alpine Bank location.

The J. Robert Young scholarships are offered to graduates of public high schools in communities served by Alpine Bank. Two $1,000 renewable scholarships are awarded each year to students with a 2.75 GPA or higher who are seeking a business-related degree. Students must attend a Colorado college. Applications must be postmarked or emailed to the Western Colorado Community Foundation on or before March 31.

Honoring J. Robert Young

The J. Robert Young scholarship was established in 2008 by Alpine Bank employees and an executive committee to honor bank chairman J. Robert (Bob) Young on the bank’s 35th anniversary.

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The scholarships are administered through Western Colorado Community Foundation, a nonprofit public charity whose mission is to promote charitable giving, build and manage charitable endowment funds for community good and provide grants, scholarships and other resources to benefit the residents and communities of western Colorado.

Alpine Bank is a $2.4 billion, employee-owned organization chartered in 1973 with headquarters in Glenwood Springs. With 36 western and southwestern Colorado banking offices, Alpine Bank employs more than 500 people and serves more than 130,000 customers with retail, business, trust, asset management, mortgage and electronic banking services.

To learn more, contact program director Cindy Rhodes, Western Colorado Community Foundation, P.O. Box 4334, Grand Junction, CO 81502. You can also email or call 970-243-3767.

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