The SMART Local 265 Labor Management Cooperative (SMART Local 265 LMCC) has established a scholarship program to assist members, their spouses, and their children who plan to continue their education in college. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university of the student’s choice.
The 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 for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the SMART Local 265 Labor Management Cooperation Committee Scholarship Program must:
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
The essay will be heavily weighted. Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of SMART Local 265 LMCC play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
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Recipients will receive a $4,000 award. Up to five (5) awards will be granted each year. Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
All applicants will be notified in late February.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of SMART Local 265 LMCC. Payment is made in early mid-July.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than January 17, 2023 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.