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Kimberly-Clark awards college scholarships

May 4, 2011

DALLAS — The Kimberly-Clark Foundation announced today the recipients of its 2011 Bright Futures college scholarship program, according to a press release.

Established in 1993, the Bright Futures scholarship program awards college scholarships to children of Kimberly-Clark employees in the United States and Canada, the release stated.

According to the release, each scholarship is worth up to $20,000 ($5,000 per year for up to four years) for full-time students studying at accredited colleges and universities.

"Our Bright Futures scholarship program helps further the education of employees'' children who demonstrate the potential to become the next generation of leaders in our communities. There is no finer investment in our future," said Thomas J. Falk, chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Kimberly-Clark.

"We are delighted to acknowledge the accomplishments of these outstanding young students. We are honored to award them these scholarships, and we wish them well as they pursue their higher education," Falk added.

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