The NAAA Warren Young, Sr. Scholastic Foundation, Inc. has established the Tom Caruso Memorial Scholarship Program to assist full-time employees, their children, step-children and grandchildren who plan to continue education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.
This 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. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.
Applicants to the Tom Caruso Memorial Scholarship Program must be:
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award of $3,000. Up to four (4) awards will be granted.
Provided there are qualified applicants, one award will be granted per NAAA Chapter/Corporate Office geographic location (see Locations tab for Chapter/Corporate Office (CO) definitions).
Awards are for qualified education-related expenses only (tuition, fees, books, and required supplies). Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Applicants will be notified in late April.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of NAAA Warren Young, Sr. Scholastic Foundation, Inc. Payments are made in one installment in August.
Academic evaluation will include a review of the grade/mark average based on the grading system used in the applicant’s country and a review of the results of academic examinations.
Financial need is not considered.
Students cannot receive the NAAA Warren Young, Sr. Scholastic Foundation, Inc. Scholarship and the Tom Caruso Memorial Scholarship in the same academic year.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of NAAA or NAAA Warren Young, Sr. Scholastic Foundation, Inc. play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Scholarship America will process only the first 200 applications received.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than February 20, 2023 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.