Columbia Distributing has established a scholarship program to assist employees’ children and grandchildren 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.
Applicants to the Columbia Distributing Scholarship Program must:
Children, grandchildren and dependents of Columbia Distributing’s Senior Leadership Team members are ineligible to apply.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $10,000 award. Up to two (2) awards will be granted. Past recipients may not reapply.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of career and educational goals and objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal.
Scholarship America selects a group of finalists and provides them to Columbia Distributing. Columbia Distributing selects the recipients from the group of finalists. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Columbia Distribution. Payments are made in one installment on August 1. Checks are mailed to each recipient’s home address and are made payable to the school for the student.
As part of your application, you must upload the following document(s):
Also as part of your application, one online outside appraisal form must be submitted on your behalf.
Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.