Time is running short for applications for 2000-2001 academic year scholarships from the Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund, which awards scholarships for federal employees and their dependents. All applications must be postmarked no later than March 31. Applications are available at FEEA’s Web site, www.feea.org, or by sending a self-addressed, stamped #10 business-sized envelope to FEEA Scholarships, 8441 W. Bowles Ave., Suite 200, Littleton, CO 80123-9501. Scholarships are based on academic achievement, dedication to community service, clarity of thought as expressed in a required essay, and a character reference.