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PSSI Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Packers Holdings has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees and employees who plan to continue their education in college, CEGEP, or vocational-technical school programs.

The 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. 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 for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the PSSI Scholarship Program must be:

  • Dependent* children, age 25 and under, of part-time or full-time PSSI employees in the United States (U.S.) and Canada who have a minimum of one year of employment as of the application deadline.
    *Dependent children are defined as children who qualify for benefits provided by the company.
  • High school seniors/students in their final year of upper secondary school or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates (including CEGEP students), who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, CEGEP institution, or vocational-technical school (or equivalent) for the entire upcoming academic year.

Children of senior leadership including executives and VP level and above are not eligible.

OR

  • Part-time or full-time PSSI employees in the United States (U.S.) and Canada who have a minimum of one year of employment as of the application deadline.
  • High school/upper secondary school graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates (including CEGEP students), who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, CEGEP institution, or vocational-technical school (or equivalent) for the entire upcoming academic year.
    Senior leadership including executives and VP level and above are not eligible.

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award. Up to 26 awards will be granted; awards are divided between Dependents and Employees in the following manner:

  • Dependents: Up to 13 awards of $2,500 each will be granted. Awards will be granted to applicants in each geographical area/division of the company provided eligible applicants apply.
  • Employees: Up to 13 awards of $2,500 each will be granted. Awards will be granted to applicants in each geographical area/division of the company provided eligible applicants apply.

If qualified applicants are not received in each geographic area/division or pool, awards may move to another area/division or pool. NOTE: Geographic area/division include (U.S. and Canada): Northeast, Midatlantic, Southeast, Mideast, Central, North, Midland, Southcentral, Southwest, Midwest, Northwest, West, and Shared Services.

Awards are one-time only. Past Recipients may not reapply.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in mid-April.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Packers Holdings, LLC. Payment is made in early August. Awards are in U.S. dollars (USD) made payable to the school.

T4A tax forms to Canadian recipients and Relevé 1 forms to Quebec residents.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, a statement of educational and career 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 Packers Holdings play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements unless they have already received the award. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.


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

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and 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 an official copy of those test scores 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 February 18, 2022 3:00 pm CT.

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

Packers Holdings has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!