The Panda Leaders Scholarship Program proudly supports qualifying associates in pursuit of their educational goals. Driven by Panda’s values of developing others and continuous learning, this program aims to create the space and give applicants additional support to become high performing and inspirational leaders living Panda’s mission to inspire better lives.
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, age, gender, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the Panda Leaders Scholarship Program must:
Up to 300 awards will be granted. Award amounts are determined based on the student’s full-time or part-time enrollment and up to 80% of tuition coverage, with a maximum of $2,500 per year.
Awards may be renewed for part-time or full-time enrollment up to five additional years or until a Bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first.
Renewal is contingent upon recipients continuing to meet the initial eligibility requirements of the scholarship program.
Awards are for undergraduate study (Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree) only.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of career and educational goals and objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.
Financial need is not considered. Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Panda Restaurants Group, Inc. play a part in the selection.
Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
All applicants will be notified in November.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Panda Restaurant Group, Inc. Payment is made in December.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than September 16, 2020 3:00 pm.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.