STERLING, IL (February 9, 2016) –HALO Branded Solutions is pleased to announce its support of the next generation of marketing and branding innovators through the introduction of a new college scholarship contest.
Illinois-based promotional product leader HALO Branded Solutions is already a longstanding supporter of the Promotional Products Educational Foundation (PPEF; www.ppef.us) that provides scholarships for promotional products professionals and their dependents. With this new program, HALO is excited to expand its support of up and coming marketing visionaries. The winner of the contest will receive a scholarship for $3,000 toward an undergraduate degree.
“The promotional leaders of tomorrow are expanding their academic horizons today,” Terry McGuire, HALO Senior Vice President of Marketing, said. “Leadership in its truest form involves investing in the future and HALO is proud to invest in the marketing leaders that will change our industry directly and indirectly in the next decade.”
Through the scholarship contest, launching today, HALO Branded Solutions will select from outstanding students who demonstrate creativity, passion for marketing, and an unmatched standard of excellence in their fields. HALO Branded Solutions believes that those same qualities have guided its business for more than six decades, propelling it to be the nation’s leader in promotional product distribution.
Requirements for the scholarship contest include a cumulative 3.0 GPA, letter of recommendation, and an essay responding to one of three marketing related topics. Eligibility requirements and full application details are available online at www.HALO.com/scholarship.
About HALO Branded Solutions
HALO Branded Solutions, with operational headquarters in Sterling, Illinois, is a leading promotional products distributor in the $20 billion per year promotional products industry. The company has a growing nationwide sales force and expects to continue its profitable growth by offering innovative client solutions, priced competitively, and supported by world-class operations and customer service.