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Roquette Employee Dependent Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: May 8, 2021 3:00 pm CT

Roquette America, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college.

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 Roquette Employee Dependent Scholarship Program must:

  • Be dependent* children, less than 26 years of age**, of regular full-time Roquette employees in the U.S. who have a minimum of one year of employment with the company as of the application deadline.
    *Dependent children are defined as natural and legally adopted children or stepchildren living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.
    **The age restriction of 26 years does not apply to a physically or mentally disabled dependent who had this condition before age 26 years.
  • Be 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 or university for the entire upcoming academic year.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent).

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $1,000 award. Up to five (5) 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 maintaining a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent). in a full-time course of study, remaining a dependent of the employee, continued employment of the student’s parent at Roquette America, Inc., and continuation of the program by Roquette America, Inc.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

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 online recommendation. Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Roquette America, Inc. play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in June. 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 Roquette America, Inc. Payment is made in one installment in August.

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.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than May 13, 2021 3:00 pm.

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

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