“I am proud to present the Russell T. Lund Scholarship Program designed specifically for employees of Lund Food Holdings, Inc. My grandfather firmly believed in the value of education and felt it was part of our company’s philosophy to provide employees with opportunities to better their lives. Named in honor of my grandfather, the founder of Lund Food Stores, the Russell T. Lund Scholarship Program is intended to help provide access to education for the valued employees who greatly contributed to our success.”
-Tres Lund, President and CEO, Lund Food Holdings, Inc.
Lund Food Holdings, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist employees, employees’ children or employees’ grandchildren who plan to pursue postsecondary education in college and vocational programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at any accredited postsecondary 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 to the Russell T. Lund Scholarship Program must be:
Up to ten (10) $3,000 scholarships will be awarded each year. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, potential to succeed, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of educational and career goals, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Lund Food Holdings, Inc. play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Applicants will be notified in May. This is a competitive scholarship program. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes Russell T. Lund scholarship payments on behalf of Lund Food Holdings, Inc. Payments are made in equal installments in early August and mid-December.
As part of your application, you must upload the following document:
Also as part of your application, one online recommendation must be submitted on your behalf.
Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.