Dow Chemical, Last Mile Education Fund offer student grants for finishing education


The Last Mile Education Fund and Dow Chemical Company are collaborating to provide low-income students nearing completion of their skilled trades program with grants, reports Louisiana Radio Network.

Dow spokesperson Stacey Gautreaux said students often face financial burdens that keep them from finishing school. “You can apply for a grant through the Last Mile Fund,” Gautreaux says. “Dow has put this money at River Parishes Community College, so any students that are accessing that particular college can apply.”

Gautreaux says the grants are up to $5,000. Read the entire story.