Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc. (GSWP) has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.
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. 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 for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the Great Southern Wood Perserving Employee Scholarship Program must meet all of the following criteria:
*Dependent children are defined as biological, step- or legally adopted children living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.
Children of Senior level and above employees are not eligible.
If selected as a recipient, students attending a two- or four-year college or university will receive a $2,500 award, and students attending a vocational-technical school will receive a $1,500 award.
Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for undergraduate and graduate study only.
Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.
In no instance does any officer or employee of GSWP play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
All applicants will be notified by the end of June.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of GSWP. Payment is made in August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than May 16, 2021 3:00 pm.
Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.