The trade association for suppliers to the food processing and packaging industry.
To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who meets the following criteria:
No exceptions will be made.
Note: If the employee is an eligible employee at the time you are notified that you have been selected to receive an award you will retain the award for the full academic term.
April 1, 2017
An independent selection committee will evaluate the applications and select the recipients considering:
Decisions of the selection committees are final and are not subject to appeal. No application feedback will be given.
You should list your first choice on the application.
You may update your final school choice on the My Profile page at https://aim.applyists.net If you are chosen to receive an award, it will be your responsibility to make sure your college is updated at least 30 days prior to the check issue date stated in the award notification so your check can be issued accordingly. This will not update any application or acceptance forms; however, all awards are issued based on the My Profile page.
Allow five to seven business days after uploading documents for your online status to update. You may monitor your status of your application on your home page at https://aim.applyists.net.
You may also monitor the status of your attachments and recommendations (if applicable).
It is the responsibility of the applicant to monitor the progress of all application requirements to make sure the application is complete. The status Complete will display on the home page when all forms have been submitted and all documents have been verified.
Previously uploaded documents that are no longer displayed with a status on the home page have been rejected. The most common reasons for a rejected document are as follows:
Refer to the upload section of your application for the details of the required documents and upload a new file that meets the criteria stated.
You may create a .zip file containing more than one file as long as everything included is in an acceptable format (i.e. pdf, .tif, .png, .gif, .jpeg, .jpg, .bmp and .xps.)
The required supporting documents must be uploaded to your online application by the application deadline. If you do not follow the upload instructions exactly, your application may not be considered. Documents that meet the criteria required for the scholarship application, and are uploaded by the deadline, will be processed and considered on time.
Note: Your email address will only be used to communicate with you about your scholarship applications or other opportunities administered by ISTS for which you may be eligible to apply. We will not provide your email address to any third-parties.
You must enroll as a full-time undergraduate student in the fall of the year in which the scholarships are awarded, continue the entire academic year without interruption unless approved by scholarship sponsor, deliver your scholarship check(s) to the proper office at your institution, and notify ISTS should your check not arrive within 30 days of the issue date.
Checks will be issued in early August to each recipient’s mailing address and made payable to the institution on the profile page.
Tax laws vary by country. In the United States, scholarship funds used exclusively for the payment of tuition or textbooks are normally not taxable. The scholarship recipient is responsible for taxes, if any, that may be assessed against his or her scholarship award. We recommend consulting your tax advisor for more guidance. You may also consult IRS Publication 970 for further information (http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p970.pdf).
To ensure complete impartiality in selection of recipients and to maintain a high level of professionalism, the program is administered by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc., a firm that specializes in managing sponsored scholarship programs.
Applicants must register with their personal email addresses. Do not use parent’s work email addresses. Your My Profile page should reflect the applicant’s (the person who is attending university) legal name and contact information. If parent’s information is needed, it will be specifically asked for on the application.
For additional information regarding the scholarship program click here or call toll free (855)-670-ISTS (4787).