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The Henry Boney Memorial Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

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 current** 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.
    **A dependent child of a deceased Sprouts employee may apply to the Program if the employee met the above criteria on the date of his or her death, so long as the employee’s dependent is eligible to apply for the Program within two years of the date of the employee’s death. Any such student will remain eligible to reapply for the Program for subsequent years in which they remain otherwise eligible.
  • 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).

Awards
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.

Selection of Recipients
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 June. 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 submission, you must upload the following documents:

  1. A current, complete transcript of grades, including the most recently completed term. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grade and credit hours, and term in which the course was taken.
  2. Pages one and two of the most recently filed IRS 1040 tax form that was used to complete the financial information section. Please black out all social security numbers and bank account information.
    • Dependent* children, regardless of whether they are a Sprouts employee, must upload their parent’s most recently filed IRS 1040 tax form
    • Financially independent Sprouts employees are required to upload their own most recently filed IRS 1040 tax form

*Dependent children are defined as natural and legally adopted children or stepchildren, age 24 and under, living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee

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!