DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark will award college scholarships totaling $1.26 million to 63 children of K-C employees across 17 states and Canada as part of its Bright Futures program.
Bright Futures scholarship grants are worth up to $20,000, or $5,000 per school year, for full-time students attending accredited colleges and universities. Since its inception, the program has awarded more than $35 million in scholarships to more than 1,800 students.
Recipients were chosen based on academic achievement, leadership, work experience and involvement in extracurricular activities.
"Kimberly-Clark is pleased to be able to offer a program like Bright Futures Scholars to the children of our employees," said Tom Falk, chairman and CEO of Kimberly-Clark. "There is no more important investment we can make than in our next generation of lead