Applications are now being accepted for the Entertainment Merchants Association's 2011 academic scholarships. The scholarships which will be awarded to a number of "deserving top college-bound students or graduate students within the EMA-member family."
"We are proud that, since its establishment in 1987, the EMA Scholarship Foundation has provided financial assistance totaling more than $1,000,000 to over 228 students,” noted Andersen. “This has been made possible through the generosity of our member companies that have contributed to the foundation.”
EMA’s Scholarship competition is open annually to high-school seniors who will be entering college as freshmen in the following year; undergraduates currently attending a four-year college institution, and graduate students.
As for eligibility:
"Employees, their children, and spouses of EMA regular and associate member companies’ worldwide are eligible for EMA Scholarships. Employee applicants for next year must complete at least six months of full or part-time employment by March 1, 2011. A child or spouse of an employee is also eligible if the employee has completed at least six months of full-time employment by March 1, 2011. Scholarships are limited to colleges and universities in the United States and Canada."
For more information on the scholarships, visit www.entmerch.org.
Thanks David Perry via Twitter