DutchCrafters to Announce Winners of Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship

June 18, 2013 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Sarasota, FL - DutchCrafters Amish Furniture, a leading distributor of handmade furniture, will soon announce the winners of its Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship. The scholarship recognizes undergraduate students who the company feels effectively embrace their cultural heritage. CEO James Miller opened the DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship to all undergraduate students in 2012, with no requirements for field of study or religious background. The scholarship is designed to help students celebrate their cultural heritage and commit to building a solid academic foundation to improve themselves and their communities.

The $500 private scholarship will be awarded to five students for the 2013-14 academic year, dispersed in two increments of $250. Applicants are required to submit a 750-word essay that explains how they intend to apply their cultural heritage towards successfully bettering themselves and the world.

James Miller, CEO of DutchCrafters Amish Furniture, is proud to offer this opportunity to the community. "We recognize the value that a focus on faith can bring to an education and one's lifestyle. We encourage students to celebrate this type of commitment as a way to help them focus on their education and make the world a better place." The official announcement of the scholarship winners will take place on July 1, 2013.

About DutchCrafters Amish Furniture - Based in Sarasota, Fla., DutchCrafters Amish Furniture is a leading manufacturer and online distributor of quality-made, Amish furniture. All DutchCrafters furniture comes directly from Amish woodshops in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana and is made with careful attention to detail, master craftsmanship and time-honored traditions of integrity, simplicity and hard work. DutchCrafters has been a pioneer in bringing quality Amish furniture to the Internet and has earned an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. For more information, visit: www.dutchcrafters.com.