The Henry Boney Memorial Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: April 11, 2019 3:00 pm CDT

Sprouts Farmers Market, LLC has established a scholarship program to assist employees and employees’ children who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America®.  Scholarship America is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.

 

Applicants to the Henry Boney Memorial Scholarship Program award must be:

  • Full or part-time employees of Sprouts Farmers Market who have a minimum of one year of employment with the company as of the application deadline date and who have worked an average of at least 15 hours per week over the past 12 months.

OR

  • Dependent* children, age 24 and under, of full or part-time Sprouts Farmers Market employees who have a minimum of one year of employment with the company as of the application deadline date and who have worked an average of at least 15 hours per week over the past 12 months.

*Dependent children are defined as natural and legally adopted children or stepchildren living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.

Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in full-time or part-time** undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university or a vocational-technical school.

**Part-time enrollment includes graduation after fall semester.

Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).

 

Award Information:

  • The authorized distribution for new awards is $150,000. Up to 75 awards of $2,000 each will be granted.
  • Provided there are qualified applicants, sixty (60) awards will be for employees and fifteen (15) awards for dependents. Unused awards may be used for the other group.
  • Awards are not renewable; however students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
  • Awards are for undergraduate study only.

 

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • Statement of goals and aspirations
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation

Financial need will be considered. Recipients will be selected from a pool of qualified applicants with consideration given to those who demonstrate the greatest need.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Sprouts Farmers Market, LLC play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in late May. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Sprouts Farmers Market, LLC. Awards will be paid in one installment in early August.

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

  • A 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
  • Optional: Supplemental Financial Data Form, if applicable. This form is needed only if parents cannot submit data jointly on the electronic application. The parent who is NOT the employee of Sprouts Farmers Market employee should complete this supplemental form.

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf.

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

Sprouts Farmers Market, LLC has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!