The Baldor Electric Company Foundation was formed to foster meaningful and positive corporate citizenship in the communities where ABB Motors and Mechanical does business, through the funding of scholarships, capital gifts, and other charitable contributions. As a part of this mission, the Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist employees’ children who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.
This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships 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.
Applicants to the ABB Motors and Mechanical Scholarship Program must be:
ABB Inc. employees are not eligible.
Up to twenty (20) awards will be granted each year. If selected as a recipient:
Assuming there are qualified applicants from each pool, the number of awards will be distributed in proportion to the total percentage of applications received from Vocational/Technical and Two- Year college and Four- Year colleges and universities.
Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
The program will be administered in full compliance with IRS Revenue Procedure 76-47.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need is not considered.
Applicants will be notified in late March. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the Foundation. Awards will be paid in one installment in early August. Awards will be made payable to the institution for the student.
As part of your application, you must upload the following document(s):
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than February 5, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.