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Wieland North America Scholarship
Application status: Closed

Wieland North America, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs (or equivalent).

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 race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.

Applicants to the Wieland North America Scholarship must:

  • Be children* of full-time employees** of Wieland North America, Inc., on behalf of itself, its subsidiaries and affiliates in the U.S., Mexico, or Puerto Rico who have been employed with the company since January 1, 2022 or prior

    * Children are defined as biological, step- or legally adopted children.
    ** The employee parent must be actively*** employed by Wieland on or before January 1, 2022 and remain actively*** employed at the time award payments are disbursed in August. Employees who have been laid off due to lack of work after January 1 and who retain recall rights (as pertains to an hourly employee) at the time of presentation of the award, or a parent who is on an approved sick leave of absence which begins after January 1, will be considered employed within the terms of this section. Death or retirement of an applicant’s parent after January 1 will not disqualify the applicant who otherwise meets eligibility requirements.
    ***Actively is defined as an employee currently working or on approved leave of absence.

  • Be high school seniors/students in their final year of upper or higher secondary school (preparatoria)
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical institution (or equivalent) for the entire upcoming academic year

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to six (6) awards will be granted.

Provided there are qualified applicants, recipients will be selected in proportion to the number of applicants per country.

Awards are renewable as follows on the basis of maintaining satisfactory academic performance and full-time enrollment:

  • Up to three (3) additional years or until a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) is earned, whichever occurs first, for recipients pursuing a bachelor degree (or equivalent)
  • Up to one (1) additional year for recipients pursuing an associate degree (or equivalent) or vocational-technical degree or certification (or equivalent)

Recipients who immediately begin pursuing a bachelor degree (or equivalent) upon completion of an associate degree (or equivalent) will be eligible to renew up to three (3) years in total or until a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) is earned, whichever occurs first.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in July.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Wieland North America, Inc. Payment is made in early August. The award payments will be issued in U.S. dollars (USD).

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, a statement of educational and career goals and objectives and unusual personal or family circumstances.

Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Wieland North America, Inc. 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.

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.

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

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