Bloomington, Minn., January 17, 2018 – SFM Foundation will be accepting scholarship applications for the 2018-2019 academic year until March 31, 2018. The SFM Foundation offers post-secondary education scholarships to children of parents fatally or seriously injured on the job while working for a Minnesota, Wisconsin or Iowa employer.
Interested applicants will find a registration form and eligibility requirements for the scholarships on the SFM Foundation website . Scholarships will be awarded based on injury severity and impact on the student and their family, among other factors. Applications for the coming school year must be submitted by the end of March.
"We've been able to help a lot of students over the years, and it all starts with a simple application form. We’re grateful to anyone who can help spread the word about our program to families in need."
~ SFM Foundation President Dave Kaiser
About the SFM Foundation
The SFM Foundation was created in 2008 by SFM Companies, a regional workers’ compensation insurance group headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota. SFM Foundation is dedicated to easing the burdens on families affected by workplace accidents. To achieve this, the Foundation provides post-secondary education scholarships to children of parents fatally or seriously injured on the job. Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded 129 scholarships totaling $1.4 million. For more information, visit sfmfoundation.com .
SFM Foundation is an affiliate of Kids’ Chance of America in Iowa and Minnesota. Kids’ Chance is a national nonprofit that creates, assists and supports organizations across the United States that provide educational opportunities and scholarships to the children of workers who were seriously injured or killed on the job. For more information, visit kidschance.org .View more news about SFM