The Athena Award for Continuing Education (ACE) Association celebrates the 8th annual year of the Athena ACE Scholarship. Application forms are available in the “Application” section on our website, www.athenaace.org and can be submitted electronically to AthenaACEA@gmail.com or by mail to the following address:Athena ACE AssociationP.O. Box 744Geneva, New York 14456 Applications for the scholarship will be accepted until Saturday, June 25th at 4:00 pm.The scholarship is open to women ages 25 and older that are enrolled (or plan to be enrolled) in a qualified educational program by September 30, 2016, and, who live in eastern Ontario, Seneca or Yates counties. Qualified educational programs may include: formal higher education (college degree) programs or any certification or training program (including a GED) that is necessary for the recipient to advance in her career or pursue a stated career goal. The Athena ACE Scholarship supports women developing their capacity for leadership in our community by pursuing additional education. The scholarship will be awarded to one or more women that demonstrate the qualities promoted by the ATHENA International program: excellence, creativity and initiative in her profession, valuable service by contributing time and energy to her community, and assistance to other women in reaching their full potential. The Athena ACE Association will award up to $2500 in scholarship assistance. The recipient(s) will be announced in August, 2016.