Astros, Minute Maid partnership offering 25 $2,500 scholarships

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Minute Maid Grand Slam for Youth Baseball has more than $60,000 worth of scholarships available and, if you’re a graduating senior, you could get one.

Applicants must live within the Houston Astros radio or TV broadcast networks area, graduate from high school by June 15, 2014, be admitted to a college or university, and have participated in a baseball or softball program at some point in their life. This scholarship is not available to a recruited prospective student athlete.

The deadline to apply is May 7. Twenty-five scholarships worth $2,500 each are available.

Minute Maid Grand Slam for Youth Baseball has awarded more than 180 scholarships to graduating seniors in the Houston area since 2005. More than 75 of those recipients were first-generation college-goers.

To apply, visit the Minute Maid Grand Slam for Youth Baseball’s website.