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The program is now closed. Please check back in January for the 2023 program.

Norman L Bergey Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Bergey’s, Inc. has established the Norman L Bergey Scholarship Program to assist children of employees 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 Bergey’s Inc. 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 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 Inc. are not eligible for the program.

Awards and Selection Criteria

The authorized distribution for awards will be $20,000. Awards ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 will be granted based upon the date the application is submitted to 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.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in April. The Bergey’s Inc. employee parent must be employed at the time scholarships are announced.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Bergey’s Inc. Payment is made in August. Applicable payroll tax withholdings will apply for the employee.

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.

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

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