Students who volunteer in their community could win a scholarship in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service's Rewards of Caring Scholarship contest. To enter, authorized students in grades 6-12 with a 2.5 or higher GPA can submit an essay in English of 500 words or less explaining their involvement in the community and why their community is important to them. Four winners worldwide will each be awarded a $5,000 scholarship, courtesy of Unilever. Entry forms can be obtained at the Exchange or at the Operation In Touch website. The essay and entry form must be postmarked by Sept. 29, 2016 and mailed to: AAFES Rewards of Caring Scholarship Contest, P.O. Box 7781, Melville, NY 11775-7871.
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