Girls Inc. of the Berkshires is offering eight $1,000 scholarships to senior girls attending high school in Berkshire County and entering a two or four year college in the fall.

Scholarships are made possible by the Ruth P. Boraski Funds for Girls Inc. of the Berkshires, Berkshire Community College Foundation, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, and Zonta Club of Berkshire County.

Applicants for the Berkshire Community College Foundation and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts scholarships must attend the respective college in fall 2014 to receive the scholarship.

Applications are available in high school guidance offices, at the Gladys Allen Brigham Community Center, 165 East St., and online at

Applications must be postmarked by March 31.

Information: Bethany Kirchmann, at (413) 442-5174, ext. 12, or