Gerald Bergquist was a long time resident of Cowlitz County. He graduated from Kelso High School in 1947 and worked for many years as an installer for Bell Telephone. He was involved in many local sports teams as a player, coach and referee. He established two scholarships for local students--one for musicians and one for athletes.
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Gerald Bergquist Scholarship
The student selected to receive this scholarship must be a graduating senior from R.A. Long High School that has at least a 3.5 GPA, has participated in the music program at R.A. Long, and plans to major in music.
Be Bold Scholarship
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply.
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$1,000 De Novo Scholarship
To be eligible for the De Novo Scholarship:
A) You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
B) You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States;
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$1,000 Ascend Scholarship
To be Eligible for the Ascend Scholarship:
1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....