High School JROTC Students Invited to Apply for Scholarships from BBB Pacific Southwest and SRP
Local AZ scholarships available to JROTC students and their schools’ program
Applications accepted until January 31, 2021
For more info visit, www.cadet.bbbcommunity.org
10 winning cadets and their JROTC programs will each receive $1,000 each
Total of $20,000 in scholarships sponsored by SRP
Winners announced in March
For the third year, Better Business Bureau (BBB) joins forces with Salt River Project (SRP) to launch the BBB Ethical Cadet Scholarship. The program honors Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) students for their leadership and commitment to service.
As a not-for-profit, community-based utility with more than a century in the Valley, SRP is deeply rooted in the community and committed to support the people we serve,” said Renee Castillo, SRP Senior Director of Human Resources and Executive Sponsor of SRPVets. “The JROTC scholarship program represents SRP's vision for the future and desire to invest in the next generation. We are honored to reward those training to potentially serve our country.”
Arizona high school freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors currently enrolled in a JROTC program within SRP’s service area while maintaining 2.75 GPA or higher, are eligible to apply. After completing the essay submission with supporting documents, 10 winning cadets and their JROTC programs will each receive $1,000 each, totalling $20,000 in scholarships sponsored by SRP.
Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2021. Winners will be announced in March and funds will be used for JROTC activities.
For more information about eligibility, judging criteria or to apply, visit cadet.bbbcommunity.org.
About Better Business Bureau Serving the Pacific Southwest
For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau (BBB) has been helping people find businesses and charities they can trust. In 2019, people turned to BBB more than 358 million times by checking more than 232 million business profiles - all available to the public for free at bbb.org. Incorporated locally in 1938, BBB Serving the Pacific Southwest covers Greater Arizona and Southern California with key campuses in Phoenix, San Diego, Newport Beach, Prescott, Yuma and Lake Havasu City. BBB Serving the Pacific Southwest is supported by over 19,000 BBB Accredited Businesses, making it one of the largest BBB nationwide. Businesses that earn BBB Accreditation contractually agree and adhere to high standards of ethical business practices in the marketplace. BBB provides objective expertise and educational programs on topics affecting marketplace trust.
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SRP is a community-based, not-for-profit public power utility and the largest provider of electricity in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, serving more than 1 million customers. SRP is also the metropolitan area’s largest supplier of water, delivering about 800,000 acre-feet annually to municipal, urban and agricultural water users.