Home Market Foods has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college.
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.
Applicants to the Home Market Foods Scholarship Program must:
Children of Associate Directors and above are ineligible to apply.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,000 award. Up to five (5) awards will be granted. Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, continued employment of the student’s parent at Home Market Foods, and continuation of the program by Home Market Foods.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of educational and career goals and objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America, will be considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Home Market Foods play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Applicants will be notified in August.
Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. If not selected as a recipient, students may reapply for the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Home Market Foods. Payments are made in early September.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than June 9, 2022 3:00 pm CT.
Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.