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The program is currently closed. Please check back in January for updated program information.

 

The Guild Giving Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Guild Mortgage Company LLC. has established a scholarship program to assist students 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 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 are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Eligibility
Applicants to The Guild Giving Scholarship Program must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a United States citizen or national.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Be high school seniors or graduates, postsecondary undergraduates, or graduate students.
  • Intend full-time enrollment in a collegiate program at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.
  • Live within geographic reference to a Guild Mortgage branch or office in their city, county or state, as determined by Guild Mortgage Company LLC.

Children of Guild Mortgage Company LLC. employees are eligible to apply.

Award
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive $1,500. Up to ten (10) awards will be granted.

Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance in a full-time course of study and continuation of the program by Guild Mortgage Company LLC.

Awards are for undergraduate and graduate study.

Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance, an essay, a statement of educational and career goals and objectives, and an online recommendation.

Financial need is not a consideration.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Guild Mortgage Company LLC. play a part in the selection.

Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification
All applicants will be notified in May.

Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Guild Mortgage Company LLC. Payment is made in one installment in August.

Financial Literacy Support

Award recipients will be given access for a year to WhichWay, a financial literacy tool with interactive financial education modules containing tools and tips that include the following topics:

  • Understanding Basics of Budgeting
  • Achieving Goals
  • Creating and Maintaining a Budget
  • Paying for College
  • Understanding Credit
  • Obtaining Credit
  • Applying for Financial Aid
  • Managing Credit Cards
  • Managing Student Loans While in School
  • Managing Debt
  • Repaying Student Loans

Participation in Scholarship America’s financial literacy tool, WhichWay is offered to scholarship recipients. Recipients will be invited to register online to participate in financial education activities to help guide a student to financial stability and success.

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. 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 an official copy of those test scores separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than April 7, 2022 3:00 pm Central Time.

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

Guild Mortgage Company LLC. has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!