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Johnson Financial Group Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Johnson Financial Group has established a scholarship program to assist employees’ children who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

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, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants of the Johnson Financial Group Scholarship Program must be:

  • Children*, age 23 and under, of active associates of Johnson Financial Group or any of its subsidiaries, who work 20 hours per week or more and who have a minimum of two years employment with the company as of the application deadline date and continue to be employed with Johnson Financial Group when awards are sent.
  • High school seniors or graduates or current postsecondary undergraduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- year or four- year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Children of Leadership Team Members are not eligible to participate in this program.

Award information:

  • If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award ranging from $2,000 to $3,000 for full-time associates’ children.
  • Awards will be $500 for part-time associates’ children.
  • A one-time $500 honorarium will be given to students who qualify for an award but do not demonstrate financial need.
  • Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
  • Awards are for undergraduate study only.
  • The parent must be employed by Johnson Financial Group at the time awards are sent.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • academic record
  • school and community activities
  • work experience
  • statement of educational and career goals and objectives
  • unusual personal or family circumstances
  • financial need
  • an online recommendation

Applicants demonstrating financial need will be selected over those not demonstrating financial need when all other qualifications are equal.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Johnson Financial Group play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in late May. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Johnson Financial Group. Awards will be paid in one installment in early August.

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

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken
  • Optional: Supplemental Financial Data Form, if applicable. This form is needed only if parents cannot submit data jointly on the electronic application. The parent who is NOT the employee of Johnson Financial Group should complete this supplemental form.

    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.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than April 28, 2022 3:00 pm Central Time.

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

Johnson Financial Group has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!