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The Couch Oil Cares Scholarship Program was established in 2015 in an effort to help defray the rising costs of higher education. Again this year, Couch Oil Company is teaming up with the Durham Bulls to award scholarships to six deserving students. This $1,000 scholarship is available to students who have been accepted into either a four-year or community college and reside in a 16-county area surrounding the Triangle.

"Couch Oil Company is pleased to be a sponsoring partner with the Durham Bulls this season," said Stephen Couch, President of Couch Oil Company. "To make this endeavor complete, we are excited to once again offer the Couch Oil Cares Scholarship to benefit families in our community."

Couch Oil Company, a family owned and operated Durham-based company, specializes in propane, gasoline, premium diesel, lubricants and tank cleaning. The Bulls share in Couch Oil Company's vision to aid those with aspirations of attending college.

"Our flagship community programs focus on improving the lives of children in our community," said Durham Bulls General Manager Mike Birling. "We are thrilled to partner with Couch Oil on this endeavor to give students an opportunity to reach for higher education."

In an effort to help defray the rising costs of higher education, the Durham Bulls and Couch Oil Company are proud to announce the results of the seventh annual Couch Oil Cares Scholarship program. During a presentation at the DBAP on August 6, six $1,000 scholarships were awarded to deserving high school seniors. This year’s recipients are

Omari Hennix-Vail – Cummings High School – UNC-Pembroke** Nathaniel Tolk-Tomberlin** – Apex High School – North Carolina State University** Eiha Patnaik** – Middle Creek High School – Dartmouth College** Evan Powell** – Eastern Alamance High School – UNC-Pembroke** Obeize Udemadu** – Josephine D. Clement Early High School – NC A&T State University** Saleana Zheng** – Jordan High School – UNC-Chapel Hill

“Couch Oil Company is pleased to be a sponsoring partner with the Durham Bulls this season,” said Steve Couch, President of Couch Oil Company. “To make this endeavor complete, we offer the Couch Oil Cares Scholarship to benefit families in our community.”

The Bulls share in Couch Oil Company’s vision to aid deserving high school students with aspirations of attending college.

“Our flagship community programs focus on improving the lives of children in our community,” said Durham Bulls Vice President of Baseball Operations Mike Birling. “We are thrilled to partner with Couch Oil on this endeavor to give students an opportunity to reach for higher education.”

Couch Oil Company (couchoilcompany.com), a family owned and operated Durham-based company, specializes in propane, gasoline, premium diesel, lubricants and tank cleaning.

Look for next year’s Couch Oil Cares Scholarship application in March 2022!

How To Apply

To apply for this scholarship, please download this application or visit www.couchoilcares.org/scholarship.

The application deadline is May 27, 2022.

2021 Recipients

Couch Oil Company, a family owned and operated Durham-based company, specializes in propane, gasoline, premium diesel, lubricants and tank cleaning.

The Bulls share in Couch Oil Company’s vision to aid deserving high school students with aspirations of attending college.

“Our flagship community programs focus on improving the lives of children in our community,” said Durham Bulls General Manager Mike Birling. “We are thrilled to partner with Couch Oil on this endeavor to give students an opportunity to reach for higher education.”

Look for next year’s Couch Oil Cares Scholarship application in March 2021!