ACCO Scholarship Program
Aurora Casket Company, Inc. awards one renewable scholarship each year in the amount of $3,000 per year to an eligible employee’s child.
To obtain an Aurora Casket Company Scholarship application or renewal, contact Andi Bushman. Scholarship applications must be sent to Andi Bushman by April 30 (by hand delivery or postmarked no later than April 30). This scholarship will be presented at the student’s awards ceremony if possible. Renewal applications must be received by May 10.
Applicants must meet the following requirements to apply for a scholarship through the ACCO Scholarship Program. You can only apply if you meet ALL of the general eligibility requirements.
The scholarship applicant must be the child of an Aurora Casket Company, Inc. employee. The student’s mother, father or legal guardian must be a current full-time, non-exempt employee at Aurora Casket Company, Inc. or one of its subsidiaries at the time of application with at least one year of continuous service by the application deadline.
The applicant must be a graduating high school senior in the upper one-third of the graduating class.
The applicant must fulfill the qualifications established by the school to which he/she intends to enroll. The applicant must be planning to enroll in a 4- or 5- year college program at an accredited institution. Vocational schools or junior colleges are not to be considered. Full-time student status must be maintained. The student’s mother, father or legal guardian must remain a full-time employee of Aurora during the school year for which the scholarship is awarded.
The applicant must make written application and complete the forms provided by the Company. The applicant must also furnish complete high school transcripts showing all grades for the four year period, except the final quarter or semester.
The Company will pay the scholarship directly to the student’s chosen institution.
The scholarship is renewable three times. To be eligible for renewal, the student must maintain full-time college status during the school year with a minimum cumulative 3.0/4.0 G.P.A. A G.P.A. less than 3.0 will be reviewed prior to renewal. In addition, the student’s mother, father or legal guardian must still be employed as a full-time employee of the Company. A renewal application must be completed and submitted by May 10.