1898 Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors, current undergraduate or graduate level students who plan to continue their education in college, university or vocational school programs.
This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the 1898 Foundation Scholarship must:
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of 1898 Foundation play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to 5 awards will be granted. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Award recipients will be sent an email invitation to register and participate in Scholarship America’s financial literacy tool, WhichWay.
All applicants will be notified in late June.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of 1898 Foundation. Payment is made in August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than May 26, 2022 3:00 pm CT.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.