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Rent-A-Center scholarship program accepting applications

Rent-A-Center announced that its Make-A-Difference Scholarship Program, in which $60,000 is awarded to 60 high school and undergraduate students across the country, is open to accept applications at www.rentacenter.com/scholarships.

Customers and coworkers at all lines of business including Get It Now, Home Choice, AcceptanceNOW and Rent-A-Center Franchising are eligible to participate. Applications will be accepted until midnight Feb. 1.

The Make-A-Difference Scholarship Program is administered through a partnership with Scholarship America, the nation’s leading nonprofit scholarship and educational support organization.

Scholarship beneficiaries must pursue their first undergraduate degree at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, vocational school or technical school in the United States or Puerto Rico.

Recipients will be announced in April and awarded their scholarships in August.

Plano-based RAC has donated more than $730,000 to hundreds of students through the Make-A-Difference Scholarship established in 2004.

 

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