Midwest Gaming and Entertainment, LLC (“Rivers Casino”) has established a scholarship program to assist Rivers Casino team members or their children and grandchildren who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study (team member and dependents) and part-time study (team member only) at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.
This scholarship 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 to the Rivers Casino Team Member Scholarship Program award must:
*Dependent children are defined as biological, step- or legally adopted children living in the team member’s household or primarily supported by the team member. Grandchildren must be biological or legally adopted, and living in the team member’s household or primarily supported by the team member.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Once scholarship recipients are selected, financial data is reviewed to determine the amount of each award. Recipients who demonstrate no need will be eligible to receive an honorarium at the minimum amount.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or team member of Rivers Casino play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Applicants will be notified by mid-June. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Rivers Casino. Payments are made in equal installments on August 1 and December 15.
As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:
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.