Garmin International, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist dependents of U.S. based associates 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 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 are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the Garmin Next-Gen Scholarship must:
Dependents of Garmin executives are not eligible for the NextGen Scholarship.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Awards are not renewable. Past recipients may reapply.
Awards are for undergraduate study only and can be used for any education-related expense.
Applicants will be notified in March.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Garmin International, Inc. Payment is made in early August.
Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Applicants must submit an essay response (2,500 character limit) to the following question: “What does equity and inclusion mean to you? Considering your own community, how have you or will you influence equity and inclusion? Describe actions you have taken, or plan to take in the future, to promote equity and inclusion in your community”
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Garmin International, Inc. play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.
Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.