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Land O'Lakes Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Land O’Lakes, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

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 race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Land O’Lakes Scholarship Program must be:

  • Dependent* children, age 26 and under, of exempt and non-exempt full‑time or part-time Land O’Lakes, Inc. employees who are scheduled to work 30+ hours a week. The employee must be employed as of the application deadline date and on the date the awards are announced.
    *Dependent children are defined as biological, step- or legally adopted children living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee OR dependent children of an employee’s domestic partner who are the employee’s dependents under federal income tax rules.
  • High school seniors or graduates, or current college undergraduates, who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Dependents of Director level employees and above are ineligible.

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $1,500 award. Up to fifty (50) 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. The Land O’Lakes employee must be employed on the date the award recipients are announced.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Land O’Lakes, Inc. Payment is made in August.

Selection of Recipients

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

Financial need is not considered.

In no instance does any officer or employee of Land O’Lakes, Inc. 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.


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.

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

Land O'Lakes, Inc. has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!