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Friday, January 04, 2008
Wal-Mart Scholarships for 2008 (deadline Jan 14, 2008)
Wal-Mart is offering several scholarships to high-school graduates. Some of the scholarships are available only to the Wal-Mart Associates (employees) or their children while others are available to the general public. Deadline for submitting the application is January 14, 2008. Winners will be announced in April 2008.

The following scholarship is available to the general public:

Sam Walton COMMUNITY Scholarship - $1,000 (one-time, non-renewable)

- Available to high school/home school seniors graduating between August 1, 2007 and July 31, 2008 or students who have obtained their GED and would have graduated high school between August 1, 2007 and July 31, 2008.
- Applicant can not be a Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Associate or the dependent of a Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Associate as of April 25, 2008.

The following scholarships are available to the Wal-Mart Associates:

Wal-Mart ASSOCIATE Scholarship - $2,000 (one-time, non-renewable)

- Available to high school/home school seniors graduating between August 1, 2007 and July 31, 2008 or students who have obtained their GED and would have graduated high school between August 1, 2007 and July 31, 2008.
- Must either be actively employed with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. for at least six consecutive months as of April 25, 2008

Higher REACH Scholarship - Up to $2,000 per year (may re-apply and be awarded up to 4years)

- Must have graduated high school/home school by August 1, 2007, or have obtained their GED and would have graduated high school before August 1, 2007.
- Must be employed part-time or full-time with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. for at least six consecutive months as of April 25, 2008.
- May attend individual classes or seek an undergraduate or graduate degree to be eligible.

The following scholarship is available to the children of Associates of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

WALTON Family Foundation Scholarship - $10,000 (one-time, payable over 8 semesters)

- Available to high school/home school seniors graduating between August 1, 2007 and July 31, 2008 or students who have obtained their GED and would have graduated high school between August 1, 2007 and July 31, 2008.
- The applicant’s parent/legal guardian must be an active full-time Associate with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. for at least twelve consecutive months as of April 25, 2008.

For complete details on the above scholarships, see:

Wal-Mart Scholarships for 2008

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