Exchange scholarship rewards those who ‘Make a Difference’

| September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
WAIKIKI — JROTC students from Punahou volunteer to clean up the area surrounding Fort DeRussy, last year. AAFES is encouraging 6th-12th grade students with a 2.5 or higher GPA to submit an essay about community service to be eligible to win a $5,000 scholarship. (Photo by Joseph Bonfiglio, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District Public Affairs)

WAIKIKI — JROTC students from Punahou volunteer to clean up the area surrounding Fort DeRussy, last year. AAFES is encouraging 6th-12th grade students with a 2.5 or higher GPA to submit an essay about community service to be eligible to win a $5,000 scholarship. (Photo by Joseph Bonfiglio, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District Public Affairs)

Army and Air Force Exchange Service
News Release
DALLAS — Students who go above and beyond in making a difference in their community could reap a handsome reward for their service in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service Unilever Rewards of Caring Scholarship contest.

To enter, authorized students in grades six through 12, with a 2.5 or higher grade point average, can submit an essay in English of 500 words or less explaining their involvement in community service projects and why their community is important to them.

Four winners worldwide will each be awarded a $5,000 scholarship.

“Giving back and serving the community are important at any age,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Sean Applegate, the Exchange’s senior enlisted adviser. “This contest gives us the opportunity to recognize and reward those students who are truly making a difference.”

Winners will be chosen by Nov. 10.

How to Enter
Essays are due by Oct. 1 and should be mailed to this address:
Exchange Rewards of Caring Scholarship Contest
P.O. Box 7837
Melville, NY 11775-7837

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