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Hampton Lumber Scholarship Fund
Application status: Closed

Hampton Lumber has established a scholarship program to assist children and spouses of employees 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. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Hampton Lumber Scholarship Fund must be:

  • Qualified spouse (not domestic partner) or dependent* children, age 17-26, of a full-time employee of Hampton Lumber and Subsidiaries who have a minimum of two years of employment with the company as of the application deadline.
  • High school seniors or graduates (inclusive of GED recipients and home-schooled students), or current postsecondary undergraduates, who plan to enroll in full-time or part-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Children and spouses of executives and shareholders are ineligible.

*Qualified spouse and dependent children will be consistent with qualifications for other benefits provided by the company.

Award Information:

Up to 25 awards will be granted as follows:

  • $7,500 for Bachelor’s degree full-time
  • $5,000 for Bachelor’s degree part-time*
  • $5,000 for Associate’s degree full-time
  • $2,500 for Associate’s degree part-time*
  • $5,000 for Vocational-technical/certificate programs

*Part-time is generally defined as 6-11 credit hours.

Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years or until a degree/certificate is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance, continued employment of the student’s parent or spouse at Hampton Lumber, and continuation of the program by Hampton Lumber.

Awards are for undergraduate and vocational study only.


Applicants will be notified in June. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Hampton Lumber. Payment is made in one installment on August 1. The award will be issued in U.S. currency.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Honors
  • Work experience
  • Statement of career and educational goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation

Financial need is not considered.

Preference will be given to the following trade/technical fields:

  • Electrical
  • Mechanics
  • Welding
  • Machining
  • Millwright
  • Engineering
  • Carpentry
  • Building construction
  • Automotive
  • Office Administration
  • Accounting
  • Human resources
  • Business
  • Forestry
  • Manufacturing & industrial technology
  • Truck driving
  • Supply chain & logistics

Preference will also be given to students attending:

  • Centralia College
  • Perry Tech
  • Skagit Valley College
  • Portland Community College
  • Clatsop Community College
  • Tillamook Bay Community College
  • Chemeketa Community College
  • Linn-Benton Community College
  • College of New Caledonia

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Hampton Lumber 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 document:

  • 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.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than April 5, 2021 1:00 pm.

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically through the Scholarship America Student Hub.

Hampton Lumber has partnered with Scholarship America. Select the button below to be directed to the Scholarship America Student Hub!