Acklie Charitable Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist employees’ dependent children who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.
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 of the Crete Carrier Corporation Scholarship Program for Dependents must be:
Children and relatives of Acklie family members and children and relatives of any Acklie Charitable Foundation board members are not eligible to apply.
The program will be administered in full compliance with IRS Revenue Procedure 76-47.
Per IRS requirements, the scholarship is competitive and no more than twenty-five percent (25%) of the eligible applicants will receive an award.
Any award received from this scholarship may be applied to qualified tuition and education related expenses which includes tuition, fees, and books. Per IRS regulations, these awards cannot be used to pay for room and board.
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 Acklie Charitable Foundation, Crete Carrier, Shaffer Trucking, Hunt Transportation or Electronic Contracting play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Applicants will be notified in March. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Acklie Charitable Foundation. Awards will be paid in one installment in early August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:
Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf.
Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.