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Scholarship Opportunity from Foldcraft Charitable & Community Relations Committee

Posted on April 13, 2017

Giving is at the root of our business. Our employee-owned business was established from the philanthropic roots of our founder, Harold Nielsen, who gave his business to the employees and his life to giving. Giving back to the community is a part of our culture at Foldcraft Co.

The Foldcraft Charitable and Community Relations Committee is proud to announce it will be providing opportunities for qualified individuals to receive a $500 scholarship to support plans to continue their education beyond high school. The scholarships are not awarded based on financial need or scholastic achievement; rather, they provide the opportunity for education financial assistance to any graduating high school student who shows leadership and community involvement in their community outside of scholastic activities.

Foldcraft will award two (2) individual $500 scholarships – one is reserved for a Kenyon-Wanamingo graduating senior who plans to attend an accredited institution this fall. The other $500 scholarship is for the child, grandchild, or dependent child of a Foldcraft employee-owner who is a graduating senior and plans to attend an accredited institution this fall. If there are no applicants in a category, two scholarships will be given in the category that received applications.

Selection of the recipients will be conducted in an anonymous review of the essay by the Foldcraft Charitable and Community Relations Committee. All decisions are final. Scholarship recipients will be announced at the student’s high school awards ceremony. A $500 scholarship check will be issued to Foldcraft directly payable to the financial institution of the student according the institution’s policies. Questions regarding the scholarship program or application process should be directed to Dawn Rohl at Foldcraft 507-789-8261.

Application Process

Scholarship applications may be downloaded using the link on this page or are available for pickup from Human Resources at Foldcraft Co. Students may also obtain the application form at the K-W Middle / High School.

Complete applications must be returned to:

Attn: CCR Committee
615 Centennial Drive
Kenyon, MN 55946

Applications must be postmarked no later than April 28, 2016 or turned in at the front desk at Foldcraft Co., by 3 pm, April 28, 2016.

Important Details

  • A Foldcraft employee's child, grandchild, or dependent chil is qualified for a schalrship as long as the employee is currently employed, is not on a leave of absence, and has been employed for at least six months.
  • A dependent child shall mean any naturally born child, legally adopted, stepchild, or ward of an employee who is unmarried and uder the age of 26.

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