Great West Casualty Company Scholarship

Application Available: November 1
Application Due: February 1
Final Determinations: Mid-April

BACKGROUND: This scholarship fund was established by Great West Casualty Company in 1995 to assist children or other legal dependents of active full-time regular employees of any ORI Great West Holdings, Inc. subsidiary corporation in their pursuit of post-secondary education.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Applicants must be the son or daughter of a currently active full-time person employed by any ORI Great West Holdings, Inc. subsidiary corporation for a minimum of one year prior to the date of the scholarship application. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors.

SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection of recipients is based on such factors as above-average scholastic performance while in high school, class rank, ACT/SAT test scores, and essay evaluation. Applicants must have applied or been accepted as a full-time student at an accredited post-secondary educational institution located within the United States. Priority consideration will be given to those attending a four-year college/university.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: $1,500, renewable for $500 if criteria is met.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application must be received by the February 1 deadline and must include the following:

• Completed online application
• Essay
• One (1) “Character Counts” recommendation
• Official high school transcript

This scholarship is a part of the SCF common application.  Click here to apply.