The John M. Shank Memorial Scholarship Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist employees and employees’ children who plan to continue their education in college and vocational-technical school programs. Scholarships are offered for full-time undergraduate and graduate study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice for the upcoming school year.
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 must meet all of the following criteria:
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award of at least $5,000. Up to 15 awards will be granted in full compliance with the IRS Revenue Procedure 76-47.
Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. Per IRS Revenue Procedure 76-47, the employment eligibility requirements does not apply to previous recipients.
Awards may be used for tuition, books, supplies and fees. Awards are for undergraduate and graduate study.
Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of educational and career goals and objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation. Financial need will also be considered. Recipients must demonstrate financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America.
Applicants will be notified in mid August.
Payment of Scholarships
The John M. Shank Memorial Scholarship Foundation will submit awards to the schools on behalf of the recipients.
As part of your application, you must upload the following document(s):
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than June 28, 2022 3:00 pm CT.
Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.