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Skillsoft Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: April 30, 2021 3:00 pm Central Time

Skillsoft Corporation has established a scholarship program to assist employees’ children who plan to continue education in undergraduate study, graduate study, or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

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 to the Skillsoft Scholarship Program must be:

  • Dependent* children, age 24 and under, of full-time benefits-eligible U.S. and international Skillsoft employees who have a minimum of one year of employment with the company as of the application deadline date.
    *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 who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award. Up to twenty (20) awards will be granted each year. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate or graduate study or vocational school programs.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and 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 Skillsoft play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in late 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 Skillsoft Corporation. Payments are made in one installment in early August. Award payments will be issued in U.S. currency.

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

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken. *

*Due to difference in educational systems, applicants from countries other than the U.S. and Canada must provide the following materials:

  • English translations for all non-English documents.
  • Clear photocopies of the following educational documents:
    1. Students currently or previously enrolled in an institution of higher education (university) must include the following documents:
      • Academic record (transcript of grades) for all higher education course work completed, and
      • Secondary school credential/diploma/certificate.
    2. Current secondary school students and students who have completed less than one year of higher education (university) must include the following documents:
      • Academic record (transcript of grades) for all secondary education course work completed during the past three years, and
      • Results of academic examinations

One online recommendation must be submitted on your behalf no later than May 4, 2021 3:00 pm Central Time.

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

Skillsoft Corporation has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!