Ford Supports Education Through the 2012 Heart Behind the Oval Community Challenge
- Ford Motor Company Fund supports education through the 2012 Heart Behind the Oval Community Challenge, calling all U.S. high school seniors and college students to showcase their commitment to their communities for a chance to receive funding for college
- Students can enter this year’s contest on the Ford Blue Oval Scholars Facebook page now through Dec. 14 with a video or photo essay showcasing their current community work and outlining a future project they could complete with more funding
- Public voting will select three prizes of a $2,500 college scholarship and a $2,500 grant to complete a future service project
DETROIT, October 18, 2012 - Ford Motor Company is inviting high school seniors and college students who exemplify innovation and commitment to their communities to compete in this year’s Heart Behind the Oval Community Challenge.
Students can submit a brief video or photo essay on the Ford Blue Oval Scholars Facebook page now through Dec. 14. Based on public voting, the three submissions that receive the most votes will win a grand prize of a $2,500 college scholarship and a $2,500 grant to a partnering nonprofit to complete a future service project.
For more information or to enter and vote for the 2012 Heart Behind the Oval Community Challenge, please visit www.facebook.com/fordblueovalscholars.
# # #
About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 168,000 employees and about 65 plants worldwide, the company’s automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford and its products worldwide, please visit www.corporate.ford.com.