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Service Corporation International Invests in the Future

March 9, 2011

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Service Corporation International Invests in the Future


Service Corporation International (SCI), North America?s largest single provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services, will sponsor its first national scholarship program by awarding up to fifteen $3,000 scholarships this year.


Eligible applicants are currently enrolled in one of the 56 accredited mortuary science programs throughout the United States. Thirty finalists will be invited to travel to Houston to interview in person with the selection committee. All travel expenses will be provided by SCI.

Scholarship recipients will also be considered for apprenticeships and/or full-time career opportunities within SCI?s nationwide network.


Request an application packet from [email protected]


Application deadline: March 25, 2011


SCI?s first national scholarship program reflects the company?s ongoing commitment to cultivating the next generation of highly qualified, dedicated funeral professionals.

?SCI is honored to contribute to the education of those unique individuals who are pursuing a rewarding career in funeral service,? said Steve Tidwell, vice president of Main Street Market Operations. ?Creating this scholarship program is our way of reaching out to students so that we can help professionally develop, train and mentor conscientious, service-minded funeral professionals.?