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Leggett & Platt Scholarship Program for Children of Employees
Application status: Closed

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 scholarships 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.

Applicants to the Leggett & Platt Scholarship Program for Children of Employees must be:

  • The child*, age 23 or younger at the time of the application deadline date, of a regular, full-time employee of a participating Leggett & Platt, Incorporated location with three years of employment completed at the time the scholarships are awarded (by May 1).
    *The word “child” includes natural children, adopted children and stepchildren.
  • High school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary 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.
  • Children of Officers and Directors of Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, or its majority-owned companies, are not eligible.

Selection of Recipients

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
  • 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.

Payment of Scholarships

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:

  • 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.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 20, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.

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

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