To support and encourage House of Raeford Farms employees’ and contract farmer’s 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 and part-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 scholarships 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.
Applicants to the House of Raeford Farms Scholarship Program must:
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:
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America and House of Raeford Farms. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Applicants will be notified in mid to late April. 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 early July.
Employee or contract farmer must remain employed or under contract at the time checks are issued by July 1st.
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.
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 a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.
Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.