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Employer and Employee Scholarships

Among the many different ways to find scholarships and qualify for scholarships is the employer scholarship or employee scholarship. A type scholarship that has been around for some time now but that can sometimes be forgotten in the modern era of online scholarship searches. Not to worry; we haven't forgotten them and, in fact, have quite a few in our scholarship database. Just conduct a free scholarship search to find those for which you qualify or peruse the list we have put together in the section.

ACHE Police Officers and Firefighters Survivors Educational Assistance Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The ACHE Police Officers and Firefighters Survivors Educational Assistance Program is a grant covering tuition, fees, books and supplies for dependents and eligible spouses of Alabama police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty. There is no limit on the amount awarded to recipients. Awards are available for undergraduate study in public institutions in Alabama. Students who are [...] More

BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2020
  • Amount: $6,000
  • This annual scholarship is provided by BMW AG in recognition of its commitment to excellence in engineering. This scholarship is in support of the SAE Foundation to ensure an adequate supply of well-trained engineers for the future. One scholarship will be awarded each year for $1,500 per year. Scholarships may be renewed at $1,500 a year for three (3) additional years. Applicants must be U.S. [...] More

Camden County Hero Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2020
  • Amount: $2,500
  • To be presented to a graduating high school senior who has a parent actively serving, or they themselves serve Camden County in a public safety capacity. If there are no qualified applicants in a particular field, then no award will be made. Children of personnel working in clerical or non-related public safety services are not eligible. The following four scholarships are offered through the [...] More

Chairmans College Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2020
  • Amount: $5,000
  • This scholarship is available to students entering their junior year of college, actively pursuing a bachelor’s degree in an academic field related to promotional products and expressing an intent to enter the promotional products industry after graduation. The scholarship is renewable for the senior year of college, provided that the student meets the minimum GPA requirement and current [...] More

Children of Disabled or Deceased Public Servants Scholarship

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  • The Children of Disabled or Deceased Firemen, Peace Officers, Game Wardens, and Employees of Correctional Institutions Scholarship provide a benefit to the children of eligible persons who have been killed in the line of duty prior to September 1, 2000, or who have been disabled in the line of duty. Applicants must apply before their 21st birthday (age 22 if a participant in a special education [...] More

Delaware Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and Others

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  • The State of Delaware provides educational benefits for the children of deceased veterans of the military services of the United States, military service personnel held as a prisoner of war and military service personnel officially declared to be missing in action.

    Applicant must have been a resident of the state of Delaware for 3 or more consecutive years prior to the date of application. If [...] More

Express Scripts Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $10,000
  • As an organization, the Express Scripts Foundation recognizes that students interested in dual degrees may have increased financial need, and supports the efforts of academic pharmacy to educate students with diverse interests. The Express Scripts Scholars Program (the Program) provides four (4) $10,000 scholarships to enrolled dual degree students. The awarded students are given $2,500 per [...] More

Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation

  • Application Deadline: 2/19/2020
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation offers scholarships to Hawaii residents pursuing degrees in Business Administration, or other business-related fields, at any accredited four-year college or university.

    Four-year scholarships are awarded to students just entering college in increments of $5,000 annually. Assuming eligibility is maintained, a total of $20,000 will be awarded over four [...] More

GRCF Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2020
  • Amount: $10,000
  • If you are considering going to school, and are a Meijer team member or a child of a Meijer team member, consider applying for the Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship - you could receive one of two $10,000 awards or one of numerous $4,000 awards. In order to apply, you must be a current Meijer team member; or a dependent child (natural, legally adopted, or step-child) of a current/former Meijer Team [...] More

Humana Foundation Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/4/2020
  • Amount: $9,000
  • The Humana Foundation Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to the children of Humana associates who plan to pursue a college degree. Humana Scholars receive annual awards of up to $3,000 that are renewable for three years or until they earn their undergraduate degree. Selection is highly competitive and based on academics, financial need, community service, and school leadership. [...] More

Hyundai Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2020
  • Amount: $20,000
  • It is anticipated that South Korean scholars will utilize their knowledge to enhance the viability of the South Korean economy through the expansion of educational technology in the fields of international business, international banking, computer science, information technology, research and development, and related fields. The program is also designed to interest American scholars in Korea and [...] More

J. Wood Platt Caddie Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2019
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The J. Wood Platt scholarship is available to young persons who have caddied for at least one season at one or more Member Clubs of the Golf Association of Philadelphia. Additionally, they must be high school graduates with academic qualifications and in search of aid for college expenses. The selection of those caddies to receive scholarship funds is made on an annual basis by the [...] More

Massachusetts Public Service Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Massachusetts Public Service Grant Program was established in recognition of the hardship that a family experiences upon the loss of a parent and or spouse who is killed or missing in the line of public service duty in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This grant program was established to provide educational opportunity to the remaining family members. The Public Service Grant Program is [...] More

Mayo Medical School Tuition Scholarships

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  • Amount: Varies
  • Through the generous gifts of Mayo Medical School benefactors, medical school tuition scholarships are available annually and help offset a portion of tuition expense for eligible students. The Mayo Medical School Financial Aid Committee determines these awards using data provided by the student and student's family. Awards are communicated to accepted students in the spring prior to [...] More

Morgan Stanley Richard B. Fisher Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 12/6/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Richard B. Fisher Scholarship program is a competitive undergraduate scholarship program established to provide outstanding Black, Hispanic, Native American and LGBT students with a financial award for exceptional academic achievement and a summer internship the summer prior to their junior or senior year in college. In order to apply, you must be currently enrolled as a sophomore or junior [...] More

NACME Scholars (Block Grant) Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $62,500
  • Through the NACME Scholars Program, NACME provides block grants to colleges and universities that, in turn, award the money to talented African American, American Indian, and Latino students enrolled in engineering programs as part of their financial aid packages.

    The NACME’s Scholars (Block Grant) Program provides minority college scholarship support in the form of a lump sum grant to partner [...] More

New Jersey State Golf Association Caddie Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2020
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The NJSGA Caddie Scholarship Foundation has been a shining light for 68 years in providing financial assistance to deserving member club caddies pursuing higher education. Since 1947, it has provided over $11,000,000 in college scholarship awards to 2,800 caddies. Caddie scholars are selected based on their academic performance, financial need, and length and quality of service as a caddie. [...] More

NLEAFCF - Vincent Bennett, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/1/2019
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Vincent Bennett, Jr. Memorial scholarship is awarded annually to an incoming freshman who is the child of a law enforcement officer or firefighter who was killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty. This award recognizes financial need as well as academic achievement and candidate must show a strong commitment to service in the community. A declared major is not required, but [...] More

NLEAFCF General Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/1/2019
  • Amount: $20,000
  • General scholarships provide a maximum award of $5,000 for a single academic year. Awards are based on financial need as well as academic merit and other achievements, such as a demonstrated leadership, outstanding performance in the arts or sports, and/or volunteer activities benefiting the community. The number of scholarships awarded varies from year to year. This scholarship may be renewed [...] More

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) Company Latino ERG Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2020
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Latino Employee Resource Group is an organization of dedicated employees committed to personal development, company success, and community well-being. Applicants must be college-bound high school seniors or continuing students in college and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Must be of Latino(a)/Hispanic descent. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Saul T. Wilson, Jr., Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $40,000
  • A career in public veterinary health would afford you the opportunity to be involved with the health of major animal populations in many activity areas. Veterinarians have a responsibility for the health of the Nation's animals, and public health veterinarians can have a broad and lasting impact on animal health issues. A hallmark of VS is its multidisciplinary approach to working on animal [...] More

Soozie Courter Hemophilia Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/3/2019
  • Amount: $4,000
  • Scholarships will be awarded to applicants with hemophilia A or hemophilia B who present the best combination of a creative and persuasive essay, excellent recommendations, and superior academic standing.

    Applicants must have been diagnosed with hemophilia A or hemophilia B, must be a U.S. resident attending a school in the U.S. and be a high school senior or graduate, have completed high [...] More

Starbucks College Achievement Plan

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  • Starbucks believes in the promise and pursuit of the American Dream. While more than 70 percent of our U.S. partners (employees) are students or aspiring students, we know that only half of Americans who begin college today will actually finish, largely due to financial and work/life barriers. Starbucks is proud to join with an academic institution that recognizes the need for innovation to offer [...] More

The Clara Abbott Foundation Scholarship

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  • Amount: Varies
  • The Clara Abbott Foundation offers need-based scholarships to help the dependent children of Abbott employees attend accredited colleges or universities, community colleges, vocational and trade schools. Awards are offered to students enrolled in full- or part-time studies to obtain their first undergraduate degree. Current employees must have a minimum of two years of continuous Abbott service [...] More

The John Grossheim Memorial Scholarship (OPC Endowment)

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2020
  • Amount: $3,500
  • Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs awards scholarships to students majoring in programs that lead to careers in manufacturing. Scholarships are awarded twice a year, in the spring and in the fall. To apply for The John Grossheim Memorial Scholarship (OPC Endowment)you must have a 3.0 GPA (or an 85% competency score) and be currently enrolled in or entering a university engineering program, or related [...] More

The Silver Shield Foundation

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  • Amount: Varies
  • The Silver Shield Foundation has been helping children of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty with the cost of their education. We set aside an education fund for each surviving child to assist with tuition payments for prep school, college and university undergraduate and graduate school, vocational and technical school, and tutoring services. The tuition assistance [...] More

The Teagle Foundation Scholarship

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  • The ExxonMobil scholarship program provides support for the children of ExxonMobil employees as they go to college. Applications may be obtained from the ExxonMobil Human Resource offices, while retired employees may obtain applications from ExxonMobil's Human Resources center in Houston. The program is administered by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc., (ISTS) rather than by [...] More

TMCF Lowe's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/30/2020
  • Amount: $7,500
  • The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), in partnership with Lowe's, is pleased to provide financial assistance scholarships to undergraduate students at TMCF member-schools who are in their final semester of their degree program and scheduled to graduate in the spring semester. Students must have an unmet financial need ranging from $500 to $3,100.

    Applicants must be a graduating college [...] More

Two Ten Higher Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/19/2020
  • Amount: $16,000
  • Two Ten Higher Education Scholarships is a need-based scholarship program, with awards based on financial need in addition to academic performance and personal character. Applicants or their parents must have a minimum of two years' employment in the footwear industry (1,000 hours over two years). Students must be enrolled or about to enroll in an accredited two or four-year college, university, [...] More

Union Pacific DREAM College Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The DREAM Scholarship Program is funded by the Union Pacific Railroad DREAM Organization. It was created to reward outstanding and talented graduates from Omaha North High Magnet School and Missouri Valley High School, who have been involved in the UPRR DREAM organization.

    Our scholarship is an award of up to $1,000 to be applied toward tuition fees, books, and room and board (at university [...] More

Union Pacific William E. Wimmer Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/11/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The William E. Wimmer Scholarship is for an enrolled student who is in their sophomore, junior or senior academic year located at a U.S. Midwestern, Southwestern or Western University with an accredited engineering curriculum, pursuing a BS or higher degree in Civil Engineering (all disciplines), Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Construction Management. [...] More

United Technologies Employee Scholar Program

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  • Amount: Varies
  • The Employee Scholar Program provides employees the resources to stay current in their chosen field or enable new career opportunities. UTC pays for tuition, academic fees, and books at approved educational institutions and the program is available to our global workforce. Payments are made directly to the educational institution to minimize out-of-pocket costs; employees can obtain a degree in [...] More

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. The program awards scholarships to students attending one of 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities, pursuing a bachelor degree in agriculture, natural resources, food science, nutrition, or related academic [...] More

Vermont Retail & Grocers Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/28/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • VRGA is pleased to announce that applications for the Vermont Retail & Grocers Scholarships are now open to employees (or their dependents) of Retail or Associate Members of the VRGA. Applicant must be a Vermont resident or be affiliated with a VRGA member in Vermont and must be a graduating high school senior planning to attend an accredited two or four-year post-secondary school or plan to [...] More

Walmart Associate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2019
  • Amount: $16,000
  • The Walmart Associate Scholarship Program is administered by Scholarship America on behalf of the Walmart Foundation. Walmart Associate Scholarships cannot be offered to every applicant who meets the eligibility. To be eligible for the Walmart Associate Scholarship, you must be employed part-time or full-time with any division of Walmart for at least six consecutive months prior to the [...] More

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