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American Leather Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: July 6, 2022 3:00 pm CT

American Leather Operations, LLC. has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

The 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. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the American Leather Scholarship Program must:

  • Be dependent* children, of full-time American Leather employees who have a minimum of one (1) year of employment with the company as of the application deadline date.
    *Dependent children are defined as natural and legally adopted children or stepchildren living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.
  • Be high school seniors (graduating in 2022) or graduates, or current college undergraduates or graduate level students
  • Plan to enroll in part-time or full-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.

Children of American Leather employees who hold the title of Director or above are NOT eligible to apply.

Awards

Up to twenty (20) awards of $2,500 each will be granted.

Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate and graduate study only.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in August.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of American Leather Operations, LLC. Payment is made in August.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • A statement of educational and career goals and objectives

Financial need is not considered.


As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

American Leather Operations, LLC. has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!