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NSK Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship 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 NSK Scholarship Program must be:

  • Be dependent* children, age 25 and under, of full-time NSK domestic employees who have a minimum of one year employment with the company as of the application deadline date and are actively employed by NSK Corporation at the time the award check is mailed
  • Be high school seniors or graduates or current college undergraduates
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year

*Dependent children are identified as biological, step- or legally adopted children living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.

Children of Executives are ineligible

The authorized distribution for new awards is $40,000. Up to 10 awards of $4,000 each will be granted.

Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.


All applicants will be notified in late January.

Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Non-recipients will be notified as well.

Payment of Scholarships

Payments are made in early August.

Scholarship America processes NSK Scholarship Program payments on behalf of NSK Corporation.  Payment is made payable to the school and mailed to the student’s home address.

Recipients will also receive access to modules in WhichWay, a financial literacy course.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Consideration of academic performance
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • Statement of careers and educational goals and objectives
  • Unusual Circumstances or family circumstances
  • Outside recommendation

Financial need will not be considered.

NSK Corporation reserves the right to review the conditions and procedures of this scholarship program and to make changes at any time, with or without notice including termination of the program.

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

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display the student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course, as well as the 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 November 30, 2023 3:00 pm.

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

Questions? Contact us:

Phone: 507-931-1682 and ask for the NSK Scholarship Program

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