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.
The UAW-Ford Rouge Powerhouse Memorial Scholarship Fund is dedicated to the memory and spirit of six brave men who died on February 1, 1999, in a tragic explosion in the Powerhouse at the Ford Rouge Manufacturing Complex in Dearborn, Michigan. This scholarship program has been established to honor their commitment and sacrifice to family and community so their aspirations can continue for generations.
Applicants to the UAW-Ford Rouge Powerhouse Memorial Scholarship Program must be:
*Dependent children are defined as children who qualify as federal tax exemptions to the employee..
Selected recipients will receive a one time award of $1,000.
Awards are not renewable.
Awards may be used for tuition and fees only.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Applicants will be notified in late June. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes UAW-Ford Rouge Powerhouse Memorial scholarship payments on behalf of the Ford Motor Company.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of the UAW or Ford Motor Company play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
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Questions? Contact us:
Phone: 507-931-1682 and ask for the UAW-Ford Rouge Powerhouse Memorial Scholarship Program
Questions regarding the scholarship program should be addressed to:
UAW-Ford Rouge Powerhouse Memorial Scholarship Program
One Scholarship Way
Saint Peter, MN 56082