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This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services®, a division of Scholarship America®. Scholarship Management Services is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement 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 WAEPA Scholarship Program must be -
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award of $2,500 or $1,250. Awards will be granted as follows:
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. Students may receive the award up to a maximum of four years.
Recipients are eligible to re-apply after receiving the award.
WAEPA will continue to honor past recipient’s renewal awards until their completion. Renewal students must meet renewal eligibility requirements.
Interested students must complete the application and mail it along with a current, complete transcript of grades to Scholarship Management Services postmarked no later than February 1, 2013. Grade reports are not acceptable. Online transcripts must display student name, school name, grade and credit hours earned for each course, and term in which each course was taken.
Applicants will receive acknowledgment of receipt of their application. If an acknowledgment card is not received within three weeks, applicants may call Scholarship Management Services to verify that the application has been received.
Applicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. Applications are evaluated on the information supplied; therefore, answer all questions as completely as possible. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated. All information received is considered confidential and is reviewed only by Scholarship Management Services.
Scholarship applications can be downloaded at www.waepa.org
or by clicking on this link: Scholarship Application
SELECTION OF RECIPIENTS
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school, community, and volunteer activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship Management Services. In no instance does any officer, employee, or policy holder of WAEPA play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Applicants will be notified in late March 2013. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
PAYMENT OF SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarship Management Services processes scholarship payments on behalf of WAEPA. Award payments are made in equal installments on August 15 and December 30. Checks are mailed to each recipient's home address and are made payable to the school for the student.
Recipients have no obligation to WAEPA. They are, however, required to notify Scholarship Management Services of any changes in address, school enrollment, or other relevant information and to send a complete transcript when requested.
WAEPA reserves the right to review the conditions and procedures of this scholarship program and to make changes at any time including termination of the program.
A PDF version of the WAEPA College Scholarship Guidelines and Application can be downloaded at www.waepa.org/Scholarship_Program.pdf
Questions regarding the scholarship program should be addressed to:
Scholarship Management Services
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Telephone: (507) 931-1682