The Schwan Scholarship Program provides up to 40 scholarships each year to children of employees of subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company. Schwan’s Corporate Giving Foundation places great value in promoting youth education and leadership development. This program reflects those values and encourages young people to achieve academically and pursue their dreams.
This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships 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 are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the Schwan Scholarship Program must be:
The following groups are ineligible to apply to the Schwan Scholarship Program:
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award of either $1,000 or $2,500. Up to forty (40) awards will be granted.
Financial need will be considered in determining the amount of the award. Potential recipients who demonstrate financial need will receive a $2,500 renewable award. Potential recipients who demonstrate no financial need will be eligible to receive a one-time honorarium of $1,000.
$2,500 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 satisfactory academic performance in a full-time course of study and continuation of the program by Schwan’s Corporate Giving Foundation.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Schwan’s Corporate Giving Foundation. Payments are made in August and December.
Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does an officer or employee of Schwan’s Company or board member or employee of Schwan’s Corporate Giving Foundation play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
All applicants who have submitted a complete application will be notified in late May.
As part of your application, you must upload the following document:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 18, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.