Sodexo Foundation Opens Nominations For STOP Hunger Scholarships

January 02, 2008

In a program to recognize and reward students working to end hunger in the United States, the Sodexo Foundation is now accepting nominations for its 2008 STOP Hunger Scholarships. Deadline is February 29, 2008; Awardees to Be Announced in May.

Sodexo Foundation Opens Nominations For STOP Hunger Scholarships

GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 2, 2008 — In a program to recognize and reward students working to end hunger in the United States, the Sodexo Foundation is now accepting nominations for its 2008 STOP Hunger Scholarships.

 

To be eligible, students must be enrolled in any accredited education institution (kindergarten through graduate school) in the United States and be able to demonstrate an on going commitment to hunger-relief activities in their community. Up to five students will each receive a $3,000 scholarship award and a $3,000 grant in their name, for the hunger-related charity of their choice. These will be presented to them on June 11, 2008 at the Sodexo Foundation Dinner in Washington, D.C.

 

The Sodexo Foundation created these scholarships to recognize and reward the great things young people are doing to fight hunger in our communities across the country. Through scholarship awards, we are proud to support the education of these giving young people.

 

The deadline for nominations is February 29, 2008. For a complete description of the program or an online application visit Sodexo Foundation Scholarships.

 

Sodexo, Inc. (www.sodexoUSA.com) is a leading integrated food and facilities management services company in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, with $7.3 billion (USD) in annual revenue and 125,000 employees. Sodexo serves more than ten million customers daily in corporations, health care, long term care and retirement centers, schools, college campuses, government and remote sites. Sodexo, Inc., headquartered in Gaithersburg, Md., is a subsidiary of Sodexo Alliance (www.sodexo.com). Sodexo, Inc. funds the Sodexo Foundation (www.sodexofoundation.org), an independent charitable organization that, since its founding in 1999, has made more than $9.2 million in grants to fight hunger in America.

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