Volvo Penta of the Americas, LLC and Volvo Marine Products, LLC have established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational 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, age, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the Volvo Penta of the Americas, LLC and Volvo Marine Products, LLC Scholarship Program must be:
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $1,500 award.
One award of $1,500 will be given to a dependent child of a Chesapeake employee, and one award of $1,500 will be given to a dependent child of a Lexington employee. The award may not exceed the cost of tuition and fees.
Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.
Financial need is not considered. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
All applicants will be notified in mid-July.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Volvo Penta of the Americas, LLC and Volvo Marine Products, LLC. Payment is made in mid-August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
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 June 14, 2022 3:00 pm.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.