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Sammons Enterprises, Inc. Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

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

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 to the Sammons Enterprises, Inc. Scholarship Program must be:

  • Dependent* children, age 24 and under, of Sammons Corporation, Sammons Financial Group, Sammons Infrastructure, Pathfinder Ranches, Briggs Equipment or Compatriot Capital full-time employees who have a minimum of one year of employment 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.
  • 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 for the entire upcoming academic year.

Award Information:

  • One (1) award of $5,000 will be granted each year.
  • The award is renewable for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first.
  • Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance (maintaining a minimum 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale) in a full-time course of study, continued parental employment and continuation of the program by Sammons Enterprises, Inc.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

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 Sammons Enterprises, Inc. Payments are made in one installment in early August.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Honors
  • Work experience
  • Statement of career and educational goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • 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 Sammons Enterprises, Inc. play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

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

  • A 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 by 3:00 p.m.
Central Time on May 4, 2020.

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically through the Scholarship America Student Hub.

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