SFM Foundation offers Scholarship for qualifying students whose parents have been disabled or fatally injured in the course of working for Minnesota or Wisconsin employers., 2012
Scholarship Program: SFM Foundation Scholarship Program
Type of Award: Scholarship
Nationality: U.S. Citizens
Employer: SFM Foundation
Level of study: Undergraduate, Certificate
Subject(s): Courses offered by College/ University
Duration: Two equal installments (timing may vary by school).
Number of awards: Not Known
Am I eligible? 1. Must be the natural, adopted, step-child or full dependent of a worker injured or killed in a work-related accident during the course and scope of employment with a Minnesota- or Wisconsin-based employer and entitled to receive benefits under the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Act or Worker’s Compensation Act of Wisconsin.
2. Must be a Minnesota or Wisconsin resident between the ages of 16 and 25 at the time of the application.
3. Must have a high school diploma, GED or be a high school student in good standing. Academic achievement, aptitude, extracurricular activities, and community service of the applicant are considered.
4. Grade point average will be reviewed against the number of hours the applicant works and his/her community involvement.
5. Must be pursuing a primary college or university degree (bachelor’s or associate’s) or vocational education and training (certificate or license) from any accredited school.
6. Must demonstrate financial need.
What does it cover? It includes tuition, books, and fees (excludes room and general living expenses).The amount awarded may range between $1,000 and $5,000.
How do I apply? By Post
Scholarship Description: Scholarships are available to qualifying students whose parents have been disabled or fatally injured in the course of working for Minnesota or Wisconsin employers.Each scholarship recipient is eligible for up to $5,000 per year and can receive scholarships annually through graduation from a two- to four-year college, university or vocational school.
Application closing date: March 31, 2012