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Dole Fresh Vegetables Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: November 30, 2020 3:00 pm CT

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Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees 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 Dole Fresh Vegetables Scholarship Program must be:

  • Dependent* children of full-time or seasonal Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. employees who have a minimum of one year of employment with the company as of the application deadline.
    *Dependent children are defined as natural and legally adopted children or stepchildren living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.
  • High school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates, who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

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 goals and aspirations
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation.

Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.  All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $1,000 award if attending a four-year college or university or a $500 award if attending a two-year college or vocational-technical school.

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

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in late December.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. Payment is made in August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than December 3, 2020 3:00 pm CT.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!