The Public Education Foundation announced Tuesday that it awarded a record-breaking $2.7 million in college scholarships to students this spring. The money that was given to more than 600 graduating high school seniors and college-enrolled students for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year was thanks to the generosity of donors.

Since 1995, The Public Education Foundation has worked with individual donors and organizations to award more than $18 million in scholarships to more than 6,400 students. Each year, approximately 350 scholarships are available, some that award to multiple students and opportunities are open for everyone from the resilient student who overcame obstacles to the high school athlete.

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