VFW and Sport Clips Haircuts Announce New Scholarship
'Help A Hero' Scholarship will be awarded to veterans
September 03, 2013
In 2007, Sport Clips Haircuts launched its “Help A
Hero” campaign to raise money for the VFW’s National Military Services
program, Operation UplinkTM, which provides free phone calls
home for overseas service members.
The company has continued its efforts each year
since with ever-growing success, generously donating more
than $1.8 million to the program in total.
year, Sport Clips is expanding its Help A Hero campaign in support of the VFW
by raising funds to provide a new scholarship program for veterans who wish to
further their education during or after military service.
new program, known as the VFW’s “Sport
Clips Help A Hero Scholarship,” will
award scholarships of up to $5,000 to qualifying veterans and will help veterans
complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt.
for the 2014 calendar year are currently being accepted. Scholarships will be
awarded starting Jan. 1, 2014, and must be used by the end of the upcoming
school year for which the veteran is applying. The award will be paid directly
to the accredited schools.
Clips is committed to providing support to veterans as they return from war and
move on to the next chapter of their lives, and the scholarship program is
their way of saying “thank you.” Sport Clips’ Help A Hero campaign to raise
funds will begin on October 14 and run through November 11, Veterans Day, when
$1 from every haircut service will go to the new program.
Click here to learn more about the VFW’s “Sport Clips
Help A Hero Scholarship,” including eligibility details.
The VFW “Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship”
program will be NMS’s fourth program, joining Operation UplinkTM,
Needs and the Military Assistance Program.
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