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Lamb Weston Charitable Foundation Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

The Lamb Weston Charitable Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist children of full-time employees of Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. in the United States and Canada 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, disability, or national origin.

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Applicants to the Lamb Weston Charitable Foundation Scholarship Program must be:

  • Dependent* children, age 25 and under, of full-time employees of Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. in the United States and Canada who have a minimum of 30 days of employment with the company as of the application deadline.
    *Dependent children are defined as biological, step- or legally adopted children living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.
  • High school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates. Students outside the United States must be in their final year of higher secondary school or be current technical or university level students.
  • 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 minimum grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).

Award Information:

  • If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $1,500 award. Up to fifteen (15) awards will be granted.
  • Award checks will be issued in U.S. currency.
  • Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first.
  • Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance in a full-time course of study.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification

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

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the Lamb Weston Charitable Foundation. Payment is made 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 objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation

Assuming there are qualified applicants, three (3) awards will be designated to vocational students.

Academic evaluation of Canadian applicants will include a review of the grade/mark average based on the grading system used and a review of the results of academic examinations.

Financial need is not considered.

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

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

  • 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.

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf by 3:00 p.m. Central Time on June 10, 2020.

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically through the Scholarship America Student Hub.

The Lamb Weston Charitable Foundation has partnered with Scholarship America. Select the button below to be directed to the Scholarship America Student Hub!