Every year, Philip Morris International, through its International Tobacco Procurement Scholarship program, provides financial assistance to hundreds of U.S. students from tobacco-growing families. In 2009, 30 new students were awarded scholarships. Since the program’s inception in 2001, more than 350 students have been awarded nearly $1.5 million in educational scholarships.
Scholarships are available to the dependent children of tobacco growers who are part of PMI’s ITP program. The program offers three types of scholarships: