Scholarships are awarded on the basis of several factors, including but not limited to the student’s academic achievement, results of ACT or SAT tests, scholastic and civic leadership. The scholarship program does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, national origin or disability.
Scholarships are renewable on a year-to-year basis (not to exceed 5 years) provided the student demonstrates continuous progress towards the degree and satisfies the Foundation Committee’s rules. Applications and supporting documents for renewal must be received at the office by May 25, 2019 for consideration for the next school year.
The Foundation Committee will determine the annual recipients of scholarship awards.
Applicants must be dependents of regularly employed or full-time employees, independent contractors, owners or operators, whose business encompasses the sale, marketing, manufacturing or distribution of advertising specialties. The business must have been a member of SAAC for over 12 months. The student’s parent or guardian must present evidence of involvement and work in the field or industry of promotional products for a period of one year prior to the date of application for a scholarship award.
Students who receive a full or 100% scholarship (academic, athletic, fraternal or other) from another provider are not eligible for this scholarship.
• For graduating high school seniors, a certified copy of their High School transcript must be submitted no later than May 18th.• Students must be either entering, or be presently enrolled in an accredited secondary school.• The applicant must register as a full time student.• The application must contain the following components to be considered complete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.o Foundation for SAAC application form;o An essay, not to exceed 500 words explaining why you feel you should be considered for a scholarship, your career goals, your course of study and why you chose it;o Extra Curricular Activities information form;o Verification of parent/guardian employment at company that is member of SAAC;o Proof of request for SAT/ACT results (not required for renewal applications) and grade transfers from an accredited school.• SAT or ACT test results (not required for renewal applications) or grade transfers from a high school or secondary school official mustbe received at the SAAC Office by May 25th.• Applications received after May 25th will not be considered.
Scholarship awards funded by The Foundation for SAAC must be used to help cover expenses for room, board, tuition and/or books.
In the event that there are more qualified applicants than scholarships available, the scholarships will be awarded to students at the Foundation's discretion. In addition, the dollar amounts of the scholarship may vary based on the number of applicants or the amount of money in the scholarship fund, with a limit of three per Member Company.
Winners of the scholarships will be announced as early as possible each year. Scholarship money can be available 30 days prior to first day of classes. Proof of registration, a list of courses and credit hours must be submitted for scholarship award funds to be disbursed to recipients. Payments will be made to the applicant.
Questions regarding the initiation and completion of the procedures for application should be addressed to the Presidents Scholarship in writing:
Foundation for SAAC Scholarship Committee2150 Pickwick StreetPO Box 2394Camarillo, CA 93011