Sgt. Ian Gelig
Returning military veterans and their family members are invited to apply for the Sgt. Ian Gelig Memorial Scholarship, now through March 2.
An initiative of the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce, the scholarship provides $500 per semester (up to $1,000 per year) to SCV veterans or immediate family members who are pursuing a higher education at an accredited college, university or trade school in Southern California.
Scholarships are intended to be used for the Fall 2012 semester and are renewable for up to eight semsters for awardees who maintain a minimum-2.0 GPA. Application forms and eligibility requirements are available online at scvhchamber.com.
Gelig was an Army paratrooper from Santa Clarita who was killed in Afghanistan in March 2010.