The Wise Company Announces Details Relating to Bi-Annual Scholarship Contest

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Salt Lake City-based Wise Company plans to hand out $3,000 to three top scholars this spring. The funds, part of the company’s bi-annual scholarship program, will be awarded to students with a creative approach to America’s aging power infrastructure.

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With a firm dedication to America’s future, the Wise Company is excited to announce details about their bi-annual scholarship program.

With a firm dedication to America’s future, the Wise Company is excited to announce details about their bi-annual scholarship program.

The Wise Company, known for providing survival readiness and long-term food/water solutions at affordable pricing, will award three students a total of $3,000 this spring. “Wise Company has a deep affinity for supporting education," said Aaron Jackson, Wise Company President and CEO. "Higher education can be an essential springboard to building productive lives, but unfortunately, college expenses also can be a significant burden. Wise is proud to be able to recognize and financially assist deserving students who provide thought and unique perspective with respect to preparedness.”

In order to qualify, applicants should be legal U.S. residents and enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited university within the United States. Applicants also need to carry a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and be able to provide at least one letter of recommendation. The program is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

Applicants will be asked to submit a 600–800-word essay, along with their written application, that answers this prompt: “What social impact would a major failure of the aging U.S. power grid have on our country? What can the average American do to better prepare for such a potential catastrophe?”

Applications should be submitted via email to martin(at)wisecompanyus(dot)com and should be received no later than June 1, 2016. Essays will be judged on originality and creativity, emotional impact, and relevance to the topic. Winners are expected to be announced around July 1, 2016. Prize levels are as follows:

  • First prize: $1,500
  • Second prize: $1,000
  • Third prize: $500

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About Wise Company
Wise Company, based out of Salt Lake City, Utah, is a leading provider of high-quality, long-term food kits, emergency food kits, dehydrated or freeze-dried food items for camping, long-term-storage or emergency purposes. Many of the company’s prepared foods can last for up to 25 years and Wise Company’s products have been featured on a number of television channels, including FOX News, The Weather Channel, National Geographic Channel, The History Channel, and American Heroes Channel (formerly the Military Channel). For more information, please visit

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