available to employees of Town Pump, their children and grandchildren. $50,000 in Scholarships will be awarded in
Guidelines and Description – Deadline - March 31, 2014
Town Pump has established a
scholarship program to assist employees, their children and/or grand children
planning to continue their education after high school. The program supports a wide range of
educational options, including vocational and technical training, and associate
and bachelor’s degrees. $50,000 in scholarships
is offered for full-time study at an accredited Montana institution of the
student’s choice. The scholarship
program is administered by the independent accounting firm, Newland &
Co. Awards are granted on the basis of
performance in and out of school and are competitive.
Active employees, children,
stepchildren and grandchildren of active employees who have at least 6 months of
service with the company by the application deadline, are eligible to apply for
a scholarships through this program.
may be high school seniors during the 2013-2014 academic year. College freshmen, sophomores or juniors planning to
enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year
or four-year Montana college or university may apply. Full-time study is defined as carrying a full
course load for the entire upcoming academic year. Maximum eligibility is four years. Maximum award is $2,500 per year. High school seniors must have received a high
school diploma as of September 1, 2014.
Applicants must complete the attached
application and mail a current, complete official transcript of grades to Newland
& Co. no later than March 31. Online
transcripts and grade reports are not acceptable. Applicants are responsible for gathering and
submitting all necessary information. Applications
are evaluated strictly on the information supplied; therefore, please answer
all questions as completely as possible.
Incomplete applications will not
be evaluated or returned. All
information received is considered confidential and is reviewed by Newland
Scholarship recipients are
selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership,
participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience,
statement of goals and aspirations, and unusual personal or family
circumstances. Selection of recipients
is made by Newland & Company. In no
instance does any officer or employee of Town Pump play a part in the scholarship
selection. All applicants agree to
accept the decision of Newland & Company as final.
Notification and Payment of Scholarship Awards
Successful applicants will be
notified in mid-May of the award. Not
all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.
If selected, the recipient will receive an award of $1,000 to $2,500 for the
following year of undergraduate study. Prior to payment, recipient must confirm
school selection. Payment of award is
made in one installment on August 1. Checks
are mailed to each recipient’s home address and are made payable to the Montana
school for the student.
Awards are for one year only. Students must submit an application each year
for consideration for funding the following academic year.
Obligations and Revisions
Recipients have no obligation to
Town Pump. They are, however, required to supply Newland & Company with
complete transcripts when requested and to notify Newland & Company of any
changes of address, school enrollment, or other relevant information.
Town Pump reserves the right to
review the conditions and procedures of this scholarship program and to make
changes at any time including termination of the program.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Who is eligible?
Active employees, children,
stepchildren and grandchildren of active employees who have at least 6 months
of service with the company in any one of the Town Pump family of businesses,
including stores, casinos, motels and Propane Services, Inc..
I get an application?
Applications are available at: http://www.townpump.com/index.aspx/corporate/Charitable_Foundation/Scholarship_Program
HOW DO I APPLY?
To apply for a Town Pump Scholarship
Program, students must complete an application by March 31 and send it, along
with a current, official transcript of grades, to Newland & Company by the
postmark deadline of March 31, 2014.
Who administers the selection process?
The selection of award recipients
and the overall administration of the program is independently managed by the
accounting firm, Newland & Company. Newland
& Company is an independent accounting firm. All information included on the application is
considered confidential. Awards are
granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, disability
or national origin.
Scholarship Program Application
(Last) (First) (Middle
PERMANENT HOME ADDRESS: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
(Number & Street, Apt Number)
(City) (State) (Zip)
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:________________________________
DATE OF BIRTH:_______________________
OF FAMILY MEMBER(S) EMPLOYED BY TOWN PUMP & RELATIONSHIP:
(Relationship) (Job Title) (Work Location)
SCHOOL OR POST SECONDARY SCHOOL YOU CURRENTLY ATTEND: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
OR PROGRAM OF STUDY: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
held in school organizations:
activities, jobs, offices held, awards,
BACKGROUND (Beginning with High School):
and Address of School Date of Attendance
School GPA_________________Post Secondary GPA ________________Semesters
hereby certify the answers regarding educational background to be correct.
Signature and Title(Counselor, Registrar or
Must signed by school official
BY APPLICANT: (Statement
to include educational goals, chosen career path, and any other information the
applicant considers pertinent. Use an additional sheet of paper if more space
signing below you certify that the information provided is true and accurate.
AND ADDRESS OF SCHOOL YOU PLAN TO ATTEND:
Return application and required documentation to: Newland &
Company Attn: Town Pump Scholarship Program, P.O. Box 3006, Butte, MT 59702
be postmarked by March 31, 2014
Don’t forget to include a current, official transcript of grades!
late applications will NOT be reviewed!