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Polaris Inc. Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: April 1, 2020 3:00 pm CT

Polaris Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist children of 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. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants of the Polaris Inc. Scholarship Program must be:

  • Dependent* children, age 23 and under, of full-time Polaris Inc. employees who have a minimum of one year of employment as of the application deadline.*Dependent children are defined as unmarried, natural and legally adopted children or stepchildren living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.
  • 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.

 

Award information:

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award. Up to 40 awards will be granted. Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance (i.e. freshman maintaining a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale; a 3.00 GPA is required after the freshman year) in a full-time course of study, continued employment of the student’s parent at Polaris Inc., and continuation of the program by Polaris Inc.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Program Deadline

Your application must be submitted on or before 3:00 p.m. Central Time on April 1, 2020.

Selection of Recipients

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, and an outside appraisal. 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 Polaris Inc. play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in May. 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 Polaris Inc. Payments are made in one installment on August 15.

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

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

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

Polaris Inc. has partnered with Scholarship America. Select the button below to be directed to the Scholarship America Student Hub!