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

 

House of Raeford Farms Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

To support and encourage House of Raeford Farms employees’ dependent children and grandchildren who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs, House of Raeford Farms and its affiliates will be sponsoring a scholarship program. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

This scholarship 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.

Eligibility
Applicants to the House of Raeford Farms Scholarship Program must:

  • Be dependent* children and grandchildren, age 26 and under, of full-time employees who have a minimum of one year of employment with House of Raeford Farms or an affiliate as of the application deadline.
    *Dependent children and grandchildren are defined as biological, step- or  legally adopted children or grandchildren living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.  Also included are children and grandchildren who qualify as federal tax exemptions to the employee or who qualify for benefits provided by the company.
  • Be high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent.

Awards
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award.

Awards are one-time only.  Past recipients may not apply.

Awards are for undergraduate or graduate study.

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 goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America and House of Raeford Farms. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification
Applicants will be notified in June. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students who have never previously received a House of Raeford Farms Scholarship Program award may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of House of Raeford Farms. Payments are made in equal installments in early August and mid-December.

As part of your application, you must upload a current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course, and term in which each course was taken.

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

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

House of Raeford Farms, Inc. have partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!