St. Bernard Chapter #97 Order of Eastern Star in Dodge City, is offering a $250 scholarship to a southwest Kansas student enrolling for the first time in a post secondary institution.

Persons with Masonic affiliation will have first consideration, also persons who know a Mason or Eastern Star member.

Since the consolidation of chapters in southwest Kansas, the scholarship is open to persons in Ford, Comanche, Kiowa, Edwards, Hodgeman, Clark, Meade, Gray, Finney, Haskell, Seward, Stevens, Grant, Kearney, Morton, Stanton, Hamilton, Pawnee, Rush, Wichita, Ness, Lane, Scott, and Greeley counties.

For more information or an application, contact Nola Vice, 620-227-2439 in Dodge City.

The deadline for returning the application is March 31.