Amway, a sponsor of the Miss America Organization, awarded a $50,000 scholarship to the new Miss America 2013, Mallory Hagan.
More than $300,000 in scholarship funding was awarded to the other Miss America contestants on January 12, 2013 during the Miss America Competition.
The Amway scholarships help empower women to achieve their personal and professional goals. With her scholarship, Hagan plans to pursue a degree in cosmetics and fragrance marketing.
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Prior to the competition, Hagan earned an undergraduate degree at Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, New York.
During her year of service, Hagan will serve as an ambassador for Amway and its flagship brands, Artistry and Nutrilite vitamins and dietary supplements.
Established in 1959 as a seller of household cleaners, Amway expanded and diversified over the years and today sees its sales led by Nutrilite food supplements, herbals, and vitamins, and Artistry skincare and cosmetics.