Imagine America Foundation (IAF), announces the receipt of a $10,000 grant from the Bridgestone Firestone Trust Fund
Washington, DC (Sept. 21, 2006) — The Imagine America Foundation (IAF), announces the receipt of a $10,000 grant from the Bridgestone Firestone Trust Fund on behalf of BFS Retail & Commercial Operations, LLC (BFRC) to support the Imagine America Promise scholarship program. The donated funds will create fifteen scholarships in the amount of $1,000 or $500 each to students attending participating career colleges. Eligible students are previous recipients of the Foundation’s Imagine America high school scholarship who have maintained a minimum grade point average of 3.5 and at least a 95 percent attendance record.
"To date, this program has provided financial assistance to 375 students," said Bob Martin, president of IAF. "Imagine America Promise is the fulfillment of our promise to help students maintain educational excellence in their career education. We are grateful to BFRC and the Trust Fund for their support of this program."
The Imagine America Promise scholarship program was created in 2002 and is one of four scholarship and award programs offered by IAF.
About the Imagine America Scholarship Program: The national leader in scholarship programs available for those pursuing a career education, Imagine America has met with immense praise since it was launched in 1998 by the Imagine America Foundation (formerly the Career College Foundation). In just seven years, Imagine America has become the most recognized high school scholarship of its kind. More than 35,000 scholarships have already been awarded to high school seniors all over the United States. For more information about this scholarship program and other IAF scholarship and award programs, visit www.imagine-america.org.