(WBNG) -- Assemblyman Joe Angelino announced $16,000 in scholarships for certain students.
There are four scholarships: two for academic and two for athletics. The scholarships are $4,000 each.
According to a news release from Angelino's office, applicants will be judged on their grade-point average (85 or higher), their interest in pursuing higher education, and involvement in the community. Financial need will also be considered.
- To apply for the Senator James D. Conte Memorial Academic Scholarship, click here.
- To apply for the Senator John J. Marchi Memorial Athletic Scholarship, click here.
Applicants must submit their application by March 15.
Angelino said, “We have some fantastic and bright young minds in the Southern Tier and I am looking forward to reading about their plans for their future.”
The scholarships were put together by the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators, which Angelino is a member of.
Applicants do not need to be of Italian-American heritage to apply.