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LISLE, Ill. -- Royal Buying Group Inc. (RBG) opened the application period for its sixth annual scholarship program, the company stated.
The scholarship program is available to eligible high school seniors or graduates who are planning to or are enrolled at an accredited two or four-year college or university in the U.S. that will lead to an academic degree. Eligible candidates include RBG members and their children, along with all RBG affiliations -- including STARZ Buying Club, Sinclair Rebate Program, LukOil Buying Club, Getty Buying Club, KwikFarms Buying Club, Gulf Advantage, TETCO Advantage, Connect-2-One and NATSO participating locations.
To date, RBG has given 10 scholarships to children of its members. Last year’s winners include Christopher Butler, a freshman at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Butler's father, Bruce Butler, owns Bridgeport Ave. Shell in Shelton, Conn. Another scholarship recipient was Shayan Khan, a freshman at the University of Illinois at Chicago, whose father, Rasheed Khan, owns River Shell in McHenry, Ill.
RBG members can look in the October issue of The Competitive Edge for additional details regarding the scholarship program. To obtain an application, contact Kimberly Jaskier at (630) 353-7980 or [email protected]. Applications are also available at www.royalbuying.com. All applicants must fax or mail the complete information by Dec. 31, 2007, to be considered for the scholarship program.