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TK Elevator Manufacturing, Inc.
Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

TK Elevator Manufacturing, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees located at the Germantown and Middleton facilities who plan to continue their education in college or vocational-technical school programs.

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. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the TK Elevator Manufacturing, Inc. Scholarship Program must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be dependent* children, age 26 and under, of full-time TK Elevator North America Production and Supply Chain employees at the Germantown and Middleton facilities who have a minimum of one (1) year of employment with the company as of the application deadline date.
    *Dependent children are defined biological, step- or legally adopted children living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.
  • Be high school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in Tennessee, Mississippi or Arkansas for the entire upcoming academic year (Students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) are encouraged to apply.)

Children of executive-level employees are ineligible.

Awards

The authorized distribution for awards is up to $100,000. The number of awards granted and the award amounts will vary depending upon the number of students applications received and the breakdown of students attending which type of schools.

If selected as a recipient, students attending a vocational-technical school or two-year college will receive an award ranging from $2,500 to $5,000. Recipients attending a four-year college will receive an award ranging from $5,000 to $10,000.

This is a competitive scholarship program and not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Awards are not renewable, but 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, a statement of educational and career goals and objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances and an online recommendation.

Financial need is not considered.

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

Award recipients may be offered mentorship, internship and/or career opportunities with TK Elevator.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in late-May.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of TK Elevator Manufacturing, Inc. Payment is made in August.

 

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

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

NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than April 19, 2022 5:00 pm Central Time.

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

TK Elevator Manufacturing, Inc. has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!