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This award is for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who have been employed by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. as an associate for at least six consecutive months. The student must have financial need and be able to prove such need via required documentation.
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- Awarded by:
- Wal-Mart Foundation
The funding levels per award period for students attending APU and two-year institutions are as follows: for 3-6 credit hours, $500; for 7-11 credit hours, $750; and for 12 or more credit hours, $1,000. The funding levels per award period for students attending four-year and graduate institutions are as follows: for 3-6 credit hours, $750; for 7-11 credit hours, $1,125; and for 12 or more credit hours, $1,500. The funding limits per Walmart fiscal year are as follows: certificate program (undergraduate or graduate), $1,500; associate's degree, $2,000; bachelor's degree, $3,000; and graduate degree, $2,000. All amounts are within a single Walmart fiscal year. The maximum amount a student can receive over six years is $16,000. The scholar can continue to renew the scholarship until the degree or certificate is awarded, the funding limit has been reached, or the six-year time limit has lapsed, whichever comes first. To renew, the scholar must provide proof of a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and enrollment of at least three credit hours in the upcoming term.
- The number of awards offered varies annually. Up to 10 percent of qualified associates are awarded.
Applications are available online from the Walmart scholarship website. Prior to accessing the scholarship, each student must first create an online account and then take an eligibility quiz. If he/... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.