Creative Foam has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.
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 creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the Dr. Peter T. Swallow Founder’s Education Fund must be:
Dependents of executive-level employees are not eligible to apply.
Dependents who are also employees of Creative Foam are not eligible to apply.
If selected as a recipient, students attending a two-year college or a vocational-technical school will be awarded $2,500, and awards to recipients attending a four-year college or university will be $5,000. The recipient’s parent must be a Creative Foam employee at the time checks are issued in August. Awards may be renewed for students enrolled in a two-year college or vocational-technical school up to one additional year or until a certificate or associate’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, and for students enrolled in a four-year college or university up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first.
Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance (maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent) in a full-time course of study, continued employment of the student’s parent or grandparent at Creative Foam, and continuation of the program by Creative Foam. Recipients attending a two-year college or vocational technical school who transfer to a four-year college or university may receive $5,000 per year up to the combined total of four years.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Creative Foam play a part in the selection. 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 Creative Foam. Payments are made in August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 20, 2023 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.