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Norman L Bergey Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: February 15, 2021 11:59 pm CT

Bergey’s, Inc. has established the Norman L Bergey Scholarship Program to assist employees’ children who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

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. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.

Applicants to the Norman L Bergey Scholarship Program must be:

  • Dependent* children, age 25 and under, of full-time employees who have a minimum of one year of employment with the company as of the application deadline date.
    *Dependent children are defined as biological, step- or legally adopted children living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.
  • High school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll, or students who are already enrolled, in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school.

Children of shareholders of Bergey’s are not eligible for the program.

Award Information

Awards ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 will be granted based on the date the application is received by Scholarship America with preference given to applicants who have not previously been selected as a recipient of the program.

Up to 20 eligible applicants will receive an award. The amount of each award will vary based on the number of applications received. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Applicable payroll tax withholdings will apply.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Payments are made in one installment in early August.


Applicants will be notified in April. Up to 20 eligible applicants will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decisions as final. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.


Recipients have no obligation to Bergey’s, Inc. They are, however, required to notify Scholarship America of any changes in address, school enrollment, or other relevant information


Bergey’s Inc. reserves the right to review the conditions and procedures of this scholarship program and to make changes at any time including termination of the program.

Application Information

Interested students must complete the application and mail it to Scholarship America postmarked no later than February 15, 2021. Applicants will receive an email acknowledging receipt of their application. If an email is not received within three weeks, applicants may call Scholarship America to verify that their application has been received.

Applicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated. All information received is considered confidential and is reviewed only by Scholarship America.

Application Instructions

Open the Printable Application Form (This will open in a new window)

Use the PDF fill-in-the-blank feature to complete the form:

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  2. Type in your responses using the Tab key to move between fields
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  4. When finished, print the completed form

Applicants must print the page(s) of the application containing the Applicant Appraisal and Transcript Information sections (if part of the application) and submit to the appropriate individuals for completion (if applicable). These sections cannot be completed electronically.

Mail the completed application form (including the completed Appraisal and Transcript sections if part of the application, and any other required documents) to Scholarship America by the program’s application postmark deadline: February 14, 2020. The mailing address is on the application form.

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Questions regarding the scholarship program should be addressed to:

Norman L Bergey Scholarship Program
Scholarship America
One Scholarship Way
Saint Peter, MN 56082

Phone: 507-931-1682 and ask for the Norman L Bergey Scholarship Program