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In celebration of 100 years of hospitality, Hilton more than doubles its financial support to fund AMPA’s military spouse scholarship and overall mission for modern military families

The American Military Partner Association (AMPA) is thrilled to announce that Hilton is greatly expanding its support of AMPA. In celebration of their 100th anniversary, Hilton has more than doubled their sponsorship to fund AMPA’s military spouse scholarship and overall mission for modern military families. In addition to Hilton’s role as the presenting sponsor of the military spouse scholarship, AMPA also announced that Hilton will be a platinum-level sponsor of the 2019 AMPA National Gala — set to take place this Saturday, May 11, 2019 — as well as the organization’s official hospitality partner throughout the year.

“We’re incredibly thankful for Hilton’s unwavering support of AMPA and our mission in education, advocacy and support for LGBTQ military families and allies,” said AMPA President Ashley Broadway-Mack. “Thanks to Hilton’s substantial financial commitment, AMPA is able to expand our incredibly important work and ensure our nation’s modern military spouses are able to pursue their educational goals. We’re proud to have Hilton as both the presenting sponsor of the 2019 AMPA Military Spouse Scholarship and our official hospitality partner.”

“We’re very excited about our growing relationship with the American Military Partner Association and their mission in education, advocacy and support for our nation’s modern military families,” said Andrea Richardson, Hilton’s Director of Multicultural & Diversity Relations. “As we celebrate our 100-year anniversary, it has always been and will always be a priority of ours to support organizations such as AMPA who are doing important work to empower communities. We’re passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences — especially to America’s brave military families who sacrifice so much for us each and every day.”

Applications for the AMPA Military Spouse Scholarship, presented by Hilton, will be open starting today through June 15. Up to 10 military spouses will be selected for the scholarships. Winners are selected based on their commitment to community service, and all military spouses married to an active duty, reserve, guard, retired, medically retired or fallen service member of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to apply. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program from an accredited college or university. Military spouses can find out more and apply at www.MilitaryPartners.org/Scholarship

Hilton will be a platinum-level sponsor of the 2019 AMPA National Gala, set to take place this coming Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC. Hundreds of LGBTQ service members, military spouses, veterans and allies will gather at the event to celebrate and honor modern military families. Hilton’s Andrea Richardson will also speak at the event sharing more about Hilton’s commitment to America’s military and veteran families. Find out more at www.MilitaryPartners.org/Gala