The Centre County Association of Township Officials (CCATO) is offering a scholarship to eligible candidates. The purpose of this scholarship is to aid children and legal dependents, up to and including the age of 25, of residents of Centre County townships in meeting necessary educational expenses. Scholarships are awarded to full-time and part-time students who are attending vocational technical training, community/business colleges, or universities. At the post-secondary level support is provided for a first undergraduate degree only. Candidates must have completed at least one academic year of study and have achieved a passing grade point average. Based on available funds, the Executive Board of CCATO determines the amount of the award(s) and selects the recipient(s). At the discretion of the Board and based on a qualified applicant pool, scholarships may not be awarded each year. Each scholarship is awarded for a period of one year. Recipients may reapply annually.