HMS Technologies Inc., a leader in advanced IT Systems Integration, will again team up with the Hagerstown Suns to provide area high school students whose parents have served overseas in the armed forces the opportunity to apply for the Son or Daughter of a Serviceman Overseas Scholarship Fund.
As part of the Suns' Serviceman Overseas promotion, HMS Technologies Inc. will donate $5 to the scholarship fund for each run the Suns score during the 2008 season.
The company sponsored the scholarship last year.
To qualify as a potential candidate for the scholarship, an applicant must meet the following criteria:
· Attend a public or private high school in Washington, Jefferson or Berkeley counties.
· Maintain a 3.0 grade-point average.
· Have a parent who has served or is serving overseas in any branch of the United States armed forces or active reserves.
Eligible students are asked to submit a three-page essay on why they deserve the award, along with SAT scores, transcripts of grades and recommendations from three nonfamily members on why they are worthy of the award.