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AmeriGlide Announces Achiever Scholarship


Raleigh, NC - August 15, 2008 - AmeriGlide Inc. officially announces the introduction of the AmeriGlide Achiever Scholarship. The $500 scholarship will be awarded on the January 2, 2009 and is available to full time college students who are enrolled at an accredited university and use a manual or electric wheelchair.

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance for books, computers, or other school related expenses that quickly add up for college students. The founder and CEO of AmeriGlide, Jeff Sheffer, stated “I am very excited about our new scholarship program. The AmeriGlide Achiever Scholarship has the chance to really help a deserving student and hopefully further their education.”

The scholarship is open to students who rely on a manual or electric wheelchair, are enrolled full time at an accredited two or four year university, are legal residents of the USA or have a valid student visa, and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA. In addition to filling out the online application form, students must respond to an essay question regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The winner, who will be announced on January 2, 2008, will have their name, picture, and essay posted on AmeriGlide’s website. The online application and instructions can be found at

AmeriGlide is well known in the mobility industry for their quality line of assistive medical products, which includes stair lifts, bath lifts, and wheelchair lifts. Their products have stood the test of time and are used in homes and businesses around the world. Based out of Raleigh North Carolina, AmeriGlide is dedicated to providing top quality medical equipment, while saving the consumer as much money as possible.

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