Exchange’s ‘Caring’ contest offers $5K in scholarships

| February 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Two Punahou JROTC cadets concentrate on cleaning up the beach berm behind historic Battery Randolph in September 2015. Currently, students who now help their communities can earn scholarships from the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. (Photo byJoseph Bonfiglio, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District)

Two Punahou JROTC cadets concentrate on cleaning up the beach berm behind historic Battery Randolph in September 2015. Currently, students who now help their communities can earn scholarships from the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. (Photo byJoseph Bonfiglio, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District)


Army & Air Force Exchange Service

News Release
DALLAS — Military students who excel at serving their communities can earn cash for college by telling their stories in an essay contest sponsored by the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Unilever.

Through the worldwide “Rewards of Caring” scholarship contest, four winners will each be awarded a $5,000 scholarship.

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.

“The Exchange is excited to reward young scholars who are making a difference in their community,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Sean Applegate, Exchange senior enlisted adviser. “Giving back can start at any age, and the winners of this scholarship contest will serve as role models for all of us.”

Contest Entry
From Feb. 5 through March 3, students should submit essays to the following:
AAFES Rewards of Caring Scholarship Contest
P.O. Box 7837
Melville, NY 11775-7837

No purchase is necessary. Rewards of Caring scholarship contest winners will be notified on or about May 1.

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