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Shurtape Technologies Scholarship
Application status: Closed

Shurtape Technologies have established a scholarship program to assist employees’ children who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

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, age, gender, disability or national origin.

Applicants to the Shurtape Technologies College Scholarship Program must be:

  • Dependent* children of full-time Shurtape Technologies employees who have a minimum of one year of employment with the company as of the application deadline date. Parent must be employed at the time the checks are sent.

    *Dependent children are defined as biological, stepchildren or legally adopted children 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, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Award information:

Up to seven (7) awards will be granted as follows:

  • Four (4) awards of $3,000 each will be granted to recipients attending four-year schools.
  • Three (3) awards of $1,500 each will be granted to recipients attending two-year schools.

Awards are renewable as follows:

  • Four four-year schools, up to three years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance and continued parental employment.
  • for two-year schools, up to one year of until a degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory performance and continued parental employment.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in May. 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 Shurtape Technologies. Payments are made in equal installments on August 1 and December 15.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Honors
  • Work experience and/or home responsibilities
  • Statement of career and educational goals and aspirations
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • Online Recommendation

Financial need as calculated by Scholarship America will be used only to determine award recipients from applicants who otherwise have similar merit.

Awards will be granted to children of hourly and salaried employees in proportion to the number of applications received provided that qualified applications are received.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Shurtape Technologies 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:

  • 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, an online recommendation must be completed on your behalf by 3:00 p.m. CT on April 27, 2020.

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

Shurtape Technologies has partnered with Scholarship America. Select the button below to be directed to the Scholarship America Student Hub!