Last Chance to Fuel College Success With a SAMMY Scholarship

got milk? Offers $7,500 for High School Students Who Start Their Mornings with Milk

Mar 14, 2012, 09:29 ET from MilkPEP

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all high school seniors— there's only one week left to apply for the 2012 Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year (SAMMY) Awards for a chance to win $7,500 in scholarship money to help fuel college success.

This unique scholarship is sponsored by the National Milk Mustache "got milk?" campaign in partnership with USA TODAY. The scholarship helps educate teens and families on the value of making smart choices – like drinking lowfat milk, starting their day with a nutrient rich breakfast and maximizing their potential to achieving great things both on and off the sports field. Twenty-five accomplished student athletes who excel in academics, athletics, community service and leadership will receive a $7,500 college scholarship, attend an awards ceremony with celebrity guests at Disney World and be pictured in a special Milk Mustache ad featured in USA TODAY.

It's easy to apply!

  • Visit and submit an application no later than March 19, 2012.
  • In 250 words or less, describe how milk with breakfast helps you reach your fullest potential in academics, athletics, community service and leadership.
  • Finalists will be named in June 2012.

About the National Milk Mustache "got milk?"® Campaign

The Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP), Washington, D.C., is funded by the nation's milk processors, who are committed to increasing fluid milk consumption. The National Fluid Milk Processor Promotion Board, through MilkPEP, runs the National Milk Mustache "got milk?"® Campaign, a multi-faceted campaign designed to educate consumers about the health benefits of milk.  For more information, go to Deutsch, A Lowe and Partners Company, is the creative agency for the National Milk Mustache "got milk?"® Campaign.