Greater Omaha Packing Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: January 15, 2019

Greater Omaha Packing Company, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist employees’ children who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time 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 Greater Omaha Packing Scholarship Program award must be:

  • Children age 25 and under, of full-time Greater Omaha Packing Company, Inc. employees who have a minimum of one year of employment with the company as of the application deadline date, and who are employed at the time award checks are issued.
  • High school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in full-time graduate or undergraduate study at an accredited two- year or four- year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive:

  • An award in the amount of $1,500. Up to sixteen (16) awards will be granted each year.
  • Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
  • Students may receive the award a maximum of four times.
  • 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 Greater Omaha Packing Company, Inc. play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification

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

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Greater Omaha Packing Company, Inc. Awards will be paid in equal installments in early August and mid-December.

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

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.

Greater Omaha Packing Company, Inc. has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!