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IN2(the)FUTURE Scholarship
Application status: Closed

Aramark Correctional Services, LLC has established a scholarship program to assist children of an incarcerated parent that has completed and graduated from the IN2WORK program.

The 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 for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.

Información del programa en español

Applicants to the IN2(the)FUTURE Scholarship must:

  • Be children*, age 25 and under, of an incarcerated parent that has completed and graduated from the IN2WORK program
    *Children are defined as biological, step- or legally adopted children
  • Be high school seniors or graduates or current college undergraduates
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 grade scale or equivalent

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award. Up to 55 awards will be granted.

Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in June.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Aramark Correctional Services, LLC. Payment is made in early August.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of educational and career goals and objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.

Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Aramark Correctional Services, LLC play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Financial Literacy Support

Award recipients will be given access for a year to WhichWay, a financial literacy tool with interactive financial education modules containing tools and tips that include the following topics:

  • Understanding Basics of Budgeting
  • Achieving Goals
  • Creating and Maintaining a Budget
  • Paying for College
  • Understanding Credit
  • Obtaining Credit
  • Applying for Financial Aid
  • Managing Credit Cards
  • Managing Student Loans While in School
  • Managing Debt
  • Repaying Student Loans

Participation in Scholarship America’s financial literacy tool, WhichWay is offered to scholarship recipients. Recipients will be invited to register online to participate in financial education activities to help guide a student to financial stability and success.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • 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.
  • A copy of Parent’s graduation certificate from the IN2WORK Program, ServSafe Certificate, or Retail Success Certificate

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than June 20, 2022 3:00 pm CT.

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

Aramark Correctional Services, LLC has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!