Knoll, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist associates’ children and grandchildren who plan to continue their education in college, university, or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time and part-time study at an accredited or bonafide 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. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.
Applicants of the Knoll Educational Scholarship Program must be:
Children of Vice President level and up are not eligible.
Knoll will award annually at least 5% of the scholarship endowment. The maximum scholarship awarded is based on 25% of the total applicant pool and 5% of the scholarship endowment.
Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. Students may receive the award up to four times total.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Applicants will be notified in June. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Knoll, Inc. Payments are made in one installment in early August.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of career and educational goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation
First priority will be given to students who show the greatest financial need. Financial need as calculated by Scholarship America must be demonstrated for the student to receive an award.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Knoll, Inc. play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Documents required to apply for this scholarship differ depending upon where the applicant resides and attends school. This is due to differences in educational systems. Please see the appropriate section below.
English translations must be provided for all non-English documents.
For all applicants: As part of your application, one online recommendation must be completed on your behalf by 3:00 p.m. CT on April 5, 2021.
Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.