McCrory Corp. Transition Assistance and Scholarship Program was established to assist McCrory Corp. employees who were employed with the company on September 10, 2001, or their children and/or grandchildren, who plan to continue their education at an eligible postsecondary institution. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time or part-time study.
This scholarship 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 McCrory Corp. Transition Assistance and Scholarship Program must:
The authorized distribution for new awards and the individual award amounts will be determined annually based on the assets of the Fund. Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree or certificate is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance and continuation of the program by McCrory Corp. Transition Assistance and Scholarship Fund.
Awards may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies, and required equipment only.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.
Financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America, must be demonstrated for the student to receive an award.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of McCrory Corp. Transition Assistance and Scholarship Fund play a part in the selection.
All applicants agree to accept the decisions as final.
Applicants will be notified in late July. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of McCrory Corp. Transition Assistance and Scholarship Fund. Payment is made in August and December.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than May 25, 2021 3:00 pm CT.
The Financial Data section of the application should be completed by parents, guardians, or by the applicant if independent. Independent is defined as one who is not claimed as a dependent by the parent/guardian for tax purposes. Information should be from a completed tax return filed with the IRS.
NOTE: Any exceptions to providing financial information as instructed above must be submitted to Scholarship America in writing.