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FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – The application is now open for the Youth in Philanthropy program, sponsored by The George Foundation. High school juniors and seniors may apply to participate, and the application is due by Friday, Sept. 6, at 11:59 p.m. Visit The George Foundation website to learn more and apply to YIP.

Yearly, the YIP program brings together 200 juniors and seniors from across Fort Bend County for a year of service and leadership in area organizations and agencies. Participants are also eligible to receive a college scholarship at the end of the school year.

Students chosen to participate in this year’s cohort are required to attend an orientation on Oct. 12, 2019 and an evaluation session on Feb. 29.

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