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DTLR Villa Employee College Grant Program
Application status: Closed

DTLR, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist employees who plan to continue their education in college.

The 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, age, gender, disability or national origin.

Applicants of the DTLR VILLA Employee College Grant Program must:

  • Be employees of DTLR VILLA stores, Distribution Center, or the Corporate Offices who have a minimum of three months of employment with the company as of the application deadline date.
  • Be high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or are already enrolled in a full- or part-time (minimum of 4 hours) undergraduate or graduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four year college or university for the 2019-20 academic year.
  • Provide proof of a minimum of ten (10) hours of community service. Community service hours may be earned through DTLR (www.dtlr.volunteerhub.com) or another organization.
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).

Corporate Office and Distribution Center employees are eligible to apply.

Award information:

  • The authorized distribution for new awards is $40,000.
  • If selected as a recipient, you will be granted a $2,000 award. The number of awards will be equally split between DTLR and VILLA employees, assuming there are qualified applicants.
  • Awards are not renewable; however students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
  • Awards are for undergraduate and graduate study.

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 DTLR, Inc. play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in April. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of DTLR, Inc. Payment is made in one installment in early August.

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

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken
  • A completed Proof of Community Service Form (click to view and print the form).

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.

DTLR, Inc. has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!