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George H. Boomer, Sr. Scholarship Fund

 

Postmark Deadline Date: April 15, 2021

George H. Boomer, Sr. Scholarship Fund has established a scholarship program to assist Twin City Hardware Company employees, their dependent children and grandchildren 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 scholarship 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 George H. Boomer, Sr. Scholarship Fund must be:

    • A full-time Twin City Hardware Company employee who has a minimum of one year of active full-time employment as of the date of the application deadline
    • AND
    • A high school graduate who plans to enroll or is presently enrolled in a full-time or part-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two year or four year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year

 

    • OR

 

  • A dependent* child or grandchild of a full-time employee of Twin City Hardware Company who has a minimum of one year of active full-time employment as of the application deadline
  • AND
  • A high school senior or graduate who plans to enroll or is presently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two year or four year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year

*Dependent children are defined as biological, step- or legally adopted children living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award of a minimum of $2,000. Up to five (5) awards will be granted each year.

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

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in June. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any family member of George H. Boomer, Sr. play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of George H. Boomer, Sr. Scholarship Fund. Payments are made in one installment in early August.

Application Information

Interested students must complete the application and mail it along with a current, complete transcript of grades to Scholarship America postmarked by the application deadline. Grade reports are not acceptable. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grade and credit hours earned for each course, and term in which each course was taken.

Applicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. Applications are evaluated on the information supplied; therefore, answer all questions as completely as possible. 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. The mailing address is on the application form.

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Contact Us:

Email: studentsupport@scholarshipamerica.org
Phone: 507-931-1682 and ask for the George H. Boomer, Sr. Scholarship Fund

Mail the completed application and required supporting documents to:

George H. Boomer, Sr. Scholarship Fund
Scholarship America
One Scholarship Way
Saint Peter, MN 56082