James and Erma Cabak have established a scholarship program to assist graduates of high schools in Pine or Clearwater County in Minnesota. Awards are to assist students 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 James and Erma Cabak Scholarship Program must meet all of the following criteria:
The authorized distribution for awards for the 2023-24 academic year is $15,000.
Awards will be granted as follows:
Renewal is contingent upon meeting satisfactory academic performance in a full-time course of study that meets the original eligibility criteria of the program.
*If a recipient completes their bachelor’s degree prior to renewing their award three (3) additional years and are immediately pursuing a graduate degree, they may continue to renew their award for graduate studies.
**Recipients initially attending a two-year college or vocational-technical school may be eligible to renew their award up to a maximum of three (3) years provided they immediately continue their education at a four-year school in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree.
The dollar amount of the original awards will remain the same for renewal.
Awards are for undergraduate and graduate study only.
All applicants will be notified in January.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of James and Erma Cabak. Payment is made in August.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need is also considered. Financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America, must be demonstrated for the student to receive an award.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does the sponsor play a part in the selection.
Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
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.
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than November 17, 2022 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.