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General Mills Foundation Post High School Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

The General Mills Foundation Post-High School Scholarship Program is a key element of the Foundation’s effort to encourage higher education. It was established to assist sons and daughters of General Mills and subsidiary employees in obtaining a postsecondary education.

The General Mills Foundation Post-High School Scholarship Program supports any form of accredited postsecondary education. Under this program, students may pursue trade or professional programs (such as those offered by qualified vocational-technical schools), as well as traditional curricula offered by colleges and universities.

The General Mills Foundation Post-High School Scholarship 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.

Applicants to the General Mills Foundation Post High School Scholarship Program must be:

  • Children (including adopted and stepchildren), age 25 or under, of Regular Full-Time and Regular Part-Time active employees of General Mills, or one of its wholly owned domestic or Canadian subsidiary companies or children of employees who are U.S. citizens located in a foreign country (except for Foundation officers and trustees) and who have not already been awarded and received a General Mills Foundation Post High School scholarship.
  • High school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Awards are for undergraduate study only. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability, national origin or any other legally prohibited factor.


If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award ranging from $500 to $2,500.

The number of years of renewal is based on the year of the initial awards. Renewal is based on maintaining satisfactory academic performance in a full-time undergraduate program.

The maximum number of times a student may receive funds will be directly related to the year in school when the student receives the initial award. A student entering as a Freshman may receive an award four (4) times; as a Sophomore, three (3) times; as a Junior, two (2) times; and as a Senior, one (1) time.


Award recipients and non-recipients will be notified in late-March.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of General Mills Foundation.

Payment is made in one installment in early August.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of consideration of academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of careers and educational goals and objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances.

Financial need will be considered. Financial data is reviewed to determine the amount of each award, ranging from $500 to $2,500. Recipients whose parents choose not to supply the requested financial information will be eligible to receive a minimum award only.

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

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

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

The General Mills Foundation has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!