Bob’s Discount Furniture Education Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist employees and children of employees 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 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.
Employee applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
Children of employee applicants must meet all the following criteria:
Children of senior executives (SVP/EVP) are ineligible.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of finalists is made by Scholarship America. A Bob’s Discount Furniture Education Foundation selection committee will review finalists and select recipients. 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.
All applicants will be notified in May.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Bob’s Discount Furniture Education Foundation. Payment is made in August.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive $5,000 award. Up to twenty (20) awards will be granted.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive $5,000 award. Up to fifty (50) awards will be granted.
Awards are renewable up to three years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Per IRS Rev. Proc. 76-47, the employment eligibility requirement does not apply to previous recipients.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
The program will be administered in full compliance with IRS Revenue Procedure 76-47.
Award recipients will be sent Quick Start Guide email to register for WhichWay app with access to the following modules for a one year cycle:
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than April 8, 2021 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.