High school seniors who live in the service area of a Simon mall property are eligible to apply for the Simon Youth Community Scholarship Program.

Due to the proximity of the Columbia Center Mall in Kennewick, students in Umatilla County can submit an application for $1,500. Students must be United States citizens, demonstrate academic promise, participate in extracurricular activities, community involvement and have financial needs. In addition, they must plan on enrolling in a college, vocational of technical school program in the fall of 2017.

Along with the application, students need to submit responses to essay questions. For more information, including an online form, visit syf.org/scholarships.

The deadline is Wednesday, March 1. For questions, contact Erin Brown, public relations for Columbia Center, at 206-971-0707 or erin.brown@curatorpr.com.

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