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Sixt Rent-a-Car to Award $5,000 to Five High School Seniors


Sixt Rent-a-Car to Award $5,000 to Five High School Seniors

To aid exceptional students, and to help support an innovative and creative workforce, Sixt is thrilled to announce the 2018/2019 Sixt Scholars Program.

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FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixt Rent-a-Car, the global mobility provider with more than 2,200 locations in over 100 countries, is renowned around the world for enabling customers to "drive first class, pay economy" and offering a unique blend of premium vehicles, white glove customer service, and competitive pricing. Operating in the United States since 2011, the company recently revealed it has already grown to the #4 car rental brand in America, with 2017 revenue at $366 million

"After years of success, we are excited to continue the Scholars Program," said Daniel Florence, COO of Sixt North America. "Higher education is essential to building an innovative and creative workforce, and we are thrilled to support the development of exceptional students. We look forward to awarding these prizes and continuing the Sixt Scholars tradition for years to come."

On Saturday, September 1, Sixt started accepting applications to the 2018/2019 Sixt Scholars Program, which this year will award five high school seniors graduating in 2019 a $5,000 scholarship that can be used to help fund full-time study at an accredited higher education institution. The scholarship, which is available nationwide, was founded in 2014 and considers merit, extracurricular activities and financial need in its selection process. The deadline to apply is November 30, 2018.

Award winners must show valid proof of a full-time enrollment in an accredited undergraduate college or university for the academic year 2019/2020.

More details can be found here:

Sixt is America's fastest-growing car rental brand.

In 2018 alone, Sixt has moved into an upgraded facility at the Tampa International Airport, expanded its location at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, and opened new locations at New York City's Battery Park, Fort Myers International Airport, San Antonio International Airport, and the Denver International Airport. Last year, Sixt unveiled a newly-expanded offering at its flagship space in the Miami International Airport and at its Seattle-Tacoma International Airport location, launched a new location at the San Diego International Airport, and moved into its new North American corporate headquarters in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

The company has grown to over 1,000 employees, and serves more than fifty-four rental locations located in California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Washington, Texas, Connecticut, New Jersey, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Nevada, Arizona, and Massachusetts.

Sixt was voted #1 Car Rental Brand for Millennials in the 2018 Trazee Awards.

About Sixt:
Sixt SE has its registered headquarters in Pullach near Munich and is a leading international provider of high-quality mobility services for business and corporate customers as well as private travelers. With representations in over 100 countries worldwide Sixt is continually expanding its presence. The Company's strengths include the high proportion of premium cars in the vehicle fleet, its employees' consistent service orientation and a good price-performance ratio. Taken together these strengths have given Company an excellent market position. Sixt was founded in 1912 and maintains alliances with renowned brands in the hotel industry, well-known airlines and numerous prominent service providers in the tourism sector. The Sixt Group generates revenues of EUR 2.6 billion (2017).

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