Peter R. Breads Memorial Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: February 11, 2019 3:00 pm CST

Great Lakes Dental Technologies has established a scholarship program to assist employees and/or their children who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time or part-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 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 of the Peter R. Breads Memorial Scholarship Program award must be:

  • Full-time or part-time employees or dependent* children, age 26 and under, of a Great Lakes Dental Technologies employee who have a minimum of one year of employment with the company as of the application deadline date.
  • High school seniors or graduates or current postsecondary undergraduates or graduate level students or an eligible individual who is returning to school
  • Enrolled in part-time or full-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire 2019-2020 academic year

Officers of Great Lakes Dental Technologies and their dependents are not eligible for this program.

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

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,000 award.

  • Up to six (6) awards will be granted annually
  • Awards are not renewable
  • Awards are for undergraduate and graduate study only
  • Award will not be made if the employee terminates employement

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 Great Lakes Dental Technologies play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • academic record
  • demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • honors
  • work experience
  • statement of goals and aspirations
  • unusual personal or family circumstances
  • an outside appraisal

Notification

Applicants will be notified in April. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Great Lakes Dental Technologies in early August.

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

  1. A 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

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf.

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

Great Lakes Dental Technologies has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!