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The program is currently closed. Please check back on January 3, 2022 for updated program information.

Michael Lewis Company Education Assistance Program
Application status: Closed

The Michael Lewis Company has established an education assistance program to assist children of U.S. salaried employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

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. 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 are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Eligibility
Applicants to the Michael Lewis Company Education Assistance Program must:

  • Be dependent children* or grandchildren, age 24 and under, of salaried full-time U.S. employees who have a minimum of three (3) years of employment as of the application deadline.
    *Dependent children are defined as biological, step- or legally adopted children living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.
  • Be 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.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent).
  • Have a record of 20 or more hours of community service in the 12 months prior to the application deadline.

Award
All applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will receive an award. Education assistance awards of $1,000 each will be granted to dependents whose parent has a minimum of 3 years of full-time employment with the company as of the application deadline date. Education assistance awards of $2,500 each will be granted to dependents whose parent has a minimum of 10 years of full-time employment with the company as of the application deadline date.

Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. Five awards lifetime maximum, not to exceed $12,500 per recipient.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification
Applicants will be notified in May.

Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America will process the education assistance awards on behalf of the Michael Lewis Company. Education assistance awards are paid directly to the school in mid-July to August. Awards are taxable to the parent employee of Michael Lewis Company, and Michael Lewis Company will gross up salary to cover taxes as reported on form W-2 or payroll.

As part of your application, you must upload the following document:

  • Current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online 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 an official copy of those test scores separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.

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

The Michael Lewis Company has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!