YKK AP America Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education at an accredited two- or four-year college, CEGEP or university or vocational-technical school (or equivalent) for the entire upcoming academic year
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 YKK AP America Inc. Dependent Scholarship Program must:
Children of officers are ineligible.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of YKK AP America play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
All applicants will be notified in late May.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of YKK AP America Inc. Payments are made in August.
The award payments will be issued in U.S. currency.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award ranging from $1,000 to $2,000. Up to 6 awards will be granted. Assuming there are qualified applicants, up to (3) three awards of $2,000 each will be granted to students enrolling in or already enrolled in a four-year college or university (or equivalent) and up to (3) three awards of $1,000 each will be granted to student enrolling or already enrolled in a two year college (or equivalent) or vocational-technical school.
$2,000 Awards: Awards are renewable up to (3) three years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance, maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) (including CEGEP) . Parent of dependent must be an Employee at the time any award is granted.
$1,000 Awards: Awards are renewable for (1) one additional year or until a degree or certificate is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent). Parent of dependent must be an Employee at the time any award is granted.
*Recipients attending a four-year college/university must reapply to the program if transferring to a two- year college or vocational-technical school.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than April 27, 2021 3:00 pm.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.