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Kimco Realty Corporation Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Kimco Realty has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

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. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, or national origin.

Applicants must:

  • Be dependent* children, age 26 and under, of full-time Kimco Realty employees who have a minimum of one year of employment as of the application deadline.
    *Dependent children are children who qualify for benefits provided by the company.
  • Be high school seniors or graduates, or current undergraduate or graduate students, who plan to enroll full-time** at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.
    **Disabled applicants may attend part- or full-time.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent).

Special consideration will be given to students who meet the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) definition of having a disability: “a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, a person who has a history or record of such an impairment, or a person who is perceived by others as having such an impairment.***
***Applicants with disabilities that meet the ADA definition will be required to provide medical documentation.

Award information:

  • If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award ranging from $1,000 to $20,000.
  • Financial need will be considered in determining the award amount. Recipients must demonstrate need.
  • The parent must be employed by Kimco Realty at the time awards are distributed.
  • Awards are not renewable; however students are encouraged to reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
  • Awards are for undergraduate and graduate studies.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • academic record
  • financial need

Recipients will be selected form a pool of qualified applicants with consideration given to those who demonstrate the greatest need.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in late March. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Kimco Realty. Payments for awards less than $10,000 are made in one installment on August 1. Payments for awards of $10,000 and above are made in equal installments, on August 1 and December 15. The parent must be employed by Kimco Realty at the time the awards are distributed.

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.
  • Copy of the first two pages of the most recently filed IRS Form 1040 used for the Financial Information page.
  • Medical Documentation (required for applicants with disabilities only).

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

Kimco Realty has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!