PR – Starfish Campaign 2015

International Scholarship and Tuition Services Marks Fifth Year of Starfish Campaign

Company provides financial support to diverse group of local organizations

(Nashville, TN) January 26, 2015

International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS) employees nominate and select four deserving charitable organizations that will receive a donation from the company. This annual tradition of giving is known as the Starfish Campaign.

ISTS has donated more than $6,000 to local and national organizations since President and CEO Becky Sharpe launched the Starfish Campaign in 2010.  Sharpe was inspired by the popular story of a young boy and his attempt to save hundreds of starfish stranded on a beach to give her employees the opportunity to give back to the community and support meaningful causes and organizations.

ISTS chose the following charitable organizations to receive 2015 Starfish donations:

    • PENCIL Foundation – The PENCIL Foundation links community resources with Nashville Public Schools to help young people achieve academic success and prepare for life.
    • Renewal House – Renewal House is Nashville’s first, largest and most comprehensive residential recovery program for addicted women and their children.
    • Nashville Dolphins – The Nashville Dolphins provides year-round swim instruction, training, competition, social activities and travel at no cost to children and adults with disabilities, giving them life-long opportunities to develop physical fitness, build confidence, develop friendships, and experience the joy and pride of being part of a team.
    • Homework Hotline – Homework Hotline provides one-on-one free tutoring by phone to Middle Tennessee students and parents. With Homework Hotline, students tackle new concepts, complete challenging homework and gain academic skills.

The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Alive Monarchs, Aid For Friends and Nashville CARES received support in 2014.

About International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. Founded in 1985, International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. provides comprehensive scholarship, grant and tuition program management. ISTS is a 100% women-owned company, focused on offering cutting-edge technology and sustainable solutions to corporations, foundations, associations, unions and other scholarship-granting organizations worldwide. For more information about ISTS, visit