As a tribute to Walter Wiest for his 36 years of contributions to the organization’s success, Sub-Zero Group Inc. established a scholarship program to assist employees’ children who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Four (4) renewable scholarships will be offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.
As a tribute to Glenn Dillard for his contributions to the organization relative to safety, environmental health, and employee training, the company established one (1) additional scholarship in 2013.
Ed Murphy, who retired as the company’s Vice President of Finance at the end of 2015 with 20 years of service, offered to provide funding for one (1) additional scholarship starting in 2016.
Steve Dunlap, who retired as the company’s Vice President of Sales at the end of 2016 with 25 years of service, offered to provide funding for (1) additional scholarship starting in 2017.
Robert Schroeder, who retired as the company’s Vice President of Quality, Reliability & Customer Service at the end of 2023 with 23 years of service, offered to provide funding for (1) additional scholarship starting in 2024.
This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America®. Scholarship America is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships 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.
Applicants to The Sub-Zero Group Scholarship Program must be:
The following awards will be granted each year:
Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance in a full-time course of study, continued employment of the student’s parent at Sub-Zero Group, Inc., and continuation of the program by Sub-Zero Group, Inc.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
All applicants will be notified in early May.
Scholarship America processes payments on behalf of Walter Wiest, Glenn Dillard, Ed Murphy, Steve Dunlap, and Robert Schroeder. Payments are made in one installment in early August. Checks are mailed to each recipient’s home address and are made payable to the school for the student.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Sub-Zero Group Inc. 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:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf. Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.