Marseilles American Legion accepting Cash for College applications

Marseilles American Legion Post 235 is accepting applications from currently-enrolled college students for its Cash for College Awards Program, which provides cash awards to assist Marseilles area students in their educational pursuits.

Applicants — who will be required to submit a short essay — must be residents of the Marseilles community or related to a Post 235 member. The winning applicant will receive $500 in January of 2021, with runners-up also awarded amounts based on the number of applications and funds available.

An application can be obtained by calling Dave Duggan between 2-6 p.m., Monday-Saturday, at 815-795-2685 or 773-450-9337 until Nov. 30.

Completed applications and essays must be returned no later than Dec. 4.