The deadline is quickly approaching for Etowah County high school seniors to apply for the United Way YLS scholarships. The United Way's Young Leaders Society has teamed up with Alabama Teachers Credit Union to award three $1,000 scholarships for deserving Etowah County students to use toward their college education. To be eligible, students must be a 2014 graduate of any high school located in Etowah County. Must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.5. Must be able to demonstrate leadership ability and community involvement. The scholarship application deadline is April 1st. To obtain an application or get more information, call 256.547.2581 or visit your school's guidance counselor.