Kimberly-Clark Corp., parent company of Kimberly-Clark Professional, has awarded US$1.2 million in college scholarships to 60 of its employees’ children in 17 U.S. states.
Each recipient earned a scholarship valued at up to $20,000, or $5,000 per school year, for full-time education at accredited colleges and universities. Recipients were selected based on their leadership, work experience, academic achievement, and involvement in extracurricular activities.
The scholarships are part of Kimberly-Clark’s Bright Futures program, which has awarded more than $40 million in scholarships since its launch in 1994.
About Kimberly-Clark Professional
Kimberly-Clark Professional offers an array of hand hygiene and contamination-control products. Located in Roswell, GA, Kimberly-Clark Professional is one of Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s four business sectors. For more information, visit www.kcprofessional.com.