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Sam Walton Community Scholarship

by Valarie Martin

November 01, 2005


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Since 1981, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has offered the Sam Walton Community Scholarship program to graduating high school seniors.  

The Sam Walton Community Scholarship is a non-renewable $1,000 award for the student's first year of undergraduate study at an accredited college or university.  To qualify, the student must be a graduating high school senior and may not be a Wal-Mart or SAM'S Club Associate, or be the child or legal dependent of a Wal-mart or SAM'S Club Associate.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of the 2006 Sam Walton Community Scholarship.  The scholarship is available on-line from November 1, 2005, through January 20, 2006.  Interested graduating high school seniors need to logon to www.walmartfoundation.org for more information.  These students will apply for the Sam Walton Community Scholarship on-line at www.scholarshipadministrators.net .  Applicants must use the access code (SWCS) to complete the application process.  No paper applications are available.

The deadline for entry is January 20, 2006.  In addition to submitting the online application, students must submit all required information to Scholarship Program Administrators (SPA) as directed on the on-line application by January 20, 2006.  Applications submitted after the deadline or to any other address will not be forwarded and will be considered ineligible.