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HighPoint Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

HighPoint Cares Foundation, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist dependent children of HighPoint employees who plan to continue their education in college, vocational or technical school programs. Scholarships are offered for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice for the upcoming school year.

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 must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be dependent* children, age 23 and under, of HighPoint employees who have a minimum of one (1) year of employment with the company as of the application deadline date and who are employed by HighPoint when the award is paid.
    *Dependent children are defined as biological, step- or legally adopted children living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.
  • Be high school seniors or graduates or current postsecondary undergraduates who are in their first, second or third year of study.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.
  • High school seniors must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent). Current undergraduate students must have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent).

Undergraduate students who are in their fourth year of study are not eligible to apply.

Award Amounts

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award of $5,000. Up to three (3) awards will be granted. The program will be administered in full compliance with IRS Revenue Procedure 76-47.

Awards are one time only. Past recipients may not reapply.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal.

Financial need will not be considered.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in June.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of HighPoint Cares Foundation, Inc. Payments are made in one installment in mid August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following document(s):

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

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf.

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

HighPoint Cares Foundation, Inc. has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!