Leggett & Platt, Incorporated 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 creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the Leggett & Platt Scholarship Program for Children of Employees must be:
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of educational and career goals and objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Leggett & Platt, Incorporated play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
All applicants will be notified in May.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Leggett & Platt Scholarship Foundation. Payment is made in early August.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award ranging from $1,500 to $2,500 .
Awards are renewable up to three years provided students maintain a 2.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent) as a full-time student in an accredited program.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 18, 2022 3:00 pm CT.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.