Fred Perry and Gifford Shaw have established a scholarship program to assist current undergraduates pursuing a degree and career in the homebuilding and construction industries.
The 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. 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 Takeoff Scholarship Program must:
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need will be considered. Recipients must demonstrate need.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does the Sponsor(s) 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.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $10,000 award. Up to two (2) awards will be granted.
Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Recipients may receive mentorship and networking opportunities as determined by Sponsor.
Recipients will be notified in late June. Non-recipients will be notified in early July.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of all sponsors and donors. Payments are made in two installments in early August and mid-December.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than June 1, 2021 3:00 pm CT.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.