SHAWNEE MISSION, Kan. — Seaboard Foods will award 20 $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from community high schools and an additional five $1,000 scholarships to children of Seaboard Foods’, Seaboard Transport and High Plains Bioenergy employees, totaling $25,000 for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Graduating high school seniors in communities with Seaboard Foods’ business operations are encouraged to complete an online scholarship application, which are due on March 31, 2015. Additional information about the scholarship and the online application can be found on the Seaboard Foods website at http://seaboardfoods.com/About-scholarship/.
Terry Holton, Seaboard Foods’ president and chief executive officer says, “Seaboard Foods is committed to encouraging students’ educational goals in the communities in which we do business and where our employees live. We recognize vibrant communities begin with strong leadership and exposure to educational opportunities is essential for building those skills.”
Community Scholarship ProgramSeaboard Foods will offer 20 $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors planning to attend full-time higher education (four-year, two-year or technical programs) for the 2015-2016 academic year. Students graduating from schools in these communities are eligible to apply for the scholarships:
Children of Employees Scholarship ProgramSeaboard Foods will also offer scholarships for children of employees. Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to children of Seaboard Foods, High Plains Bioenergy and/or Seaboard Transport employees. Children must be high school seniors graduating and attending full-time higher education (four-year, two-year and technical education) for the 2015-2016 academic year.
EligibilityMore information about eligibility requirements can be found online at http://www.seaboardfoods.com/About-scholarship/. For further questions about the Seaboard Foods’ scholarship program, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Seaboard FoodsSeaboard Foods, with headquarters in Shawnee Mission, Kan., produces premium pork products connected every step of the way from before the farm to beyond the plate. The company employs more than 5,000 people in Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado and Texas sharing a commitment to feed people with safe, nutritious pork products while contributing to the communities in which Seaboard Foods operates. For more information, visit www.SeaboardFoods.com.