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Suddath, Bell, and Vaughn Scholarships
Deadline to apply: February 14, 2020 3:00 pm CT

The Suddath Companies has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college.

This 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. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Suddath, Bell, and Vaughn Scholarships must be:

  • Natural, legally adopted children, or stepchildren, age 25 and under, of either a U.S. or international employee of The Suddath Companies or a qualified independent contractor. The employee or independent contractor must have a start date on or before October 1, 2019.
  • High school seniors planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university, for the entire upcoming academic year.

 

 

 

One (1) recipient will be selected for each of the following named awards:

  • A. Quinn Bell Scholarship
  • Richard H. Suddath Scholarship
  • Barry S. Vaughn Scholarship

All three (3) awards have the following parameters:

  • If attending a 4-year college or university students will receive up to a $12,000 award per academic year; students attending a 2-year college will receive up to a $5,000 award per academic year.
  • Awards are renewable up to three (3) additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of maintaining full-time enrollment status and a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale, and continued parental employment.

Awards must be used for tuition, fees, books, and basic supplies only.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic performance record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • Statement of career and educational goals and objectives

Notification

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

Payment of Scholarships

Payments are made in equal installments in early August and mid-December.

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of The Suddath Companies.

Financial need will not be considered.

Scholarship America will select finalists and a committee appointed by The Suddath Companies will select recipients. This committee will be comprised of individuals totally independent of The Suddath Companies. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Obligations

Recipients have no obligation to The Suddath Companies. They are, however, required to notify Scholarship America of any changes in address, school enrollment, or other relevant information and to send a complete official transcript when requested.

Revisions
The Suddath Companies reserves the right to review the conditions and procedures of this scholarship program and to make changes at any time including termination of the program.

 

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

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

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

Questions? Contact us:

Email: suddath@scholarshipamerica.org
Phone: 507-931-1682 and ask for the Suddath, Bell, and Vaughn Scholarships

 

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