The Acme Smoked Fish Foundation believes that education is a gateway to success. Throughout our company’s history we’ve seen the power of education to transform the lives of individuals, their families, and their communities. At the same time we’ve seen the financial burden of education keep many from improving their lives and the lives of those around them. We aim to play a role in challenging this trend.
The Education Fund supports the families of U.S. based Acme employees by providing annual scholarships, ranging from $500-$1,000, to pursue educational goals after high school or successful completion of a GED. We aspire to make educational dreams a reality from four year degrees to technical certifications to trade schools and improve the communities where Acme employees live and work.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered for a scholarship award:
Scholarship awardees and award amounts ranging from $500-$1,000 will be selected based on the following criteria:.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible?
When are scholarships provided?
What makes a good application?
Successful applications have the following:
What should I include in my application letter?
What if I want to show artwork, a portfolio, video, etc to my application?
You are able to add supporting information to your application and can substitute a video of no more than four minutes in place of your application letter. Please note there is a 10MB limit to uploads. If you have a larger file or video, please email it to us at Scholarships@acmesmokedfishfoundation.org
Who should I get a nomination letter from?
A nominator should know you well. They should be someone who can tell us about you as a person. They should include details about your work or school experience, how you help your family or community, and your educational goals. They could be a teacher, family member, employer, friend, neighbor etc..
How much can I apply for?
All scholarships are a range of $500-$1,000, paid directly to the academic institution, and can be used for tuition, books or fees.
Can I apply again if I’ve tried before?
Yes, you can apply once per year. If you’ve received a scholarship you can apply again the following year as long as all eligibility and criteria requirements are met.
Who can I talk to with questions or to get help?
Send us an email with any questions to email@example.com