The Wanek Engineering & Design Scholarship is awarded to students striving for academic success. Scholarship applicants must be high school seniors who will be attending a technical college or university and planning a career in a qualifying engineering or design field.
Students are eligible to receive a scholarship for attending a technical college/university full-time ($5,000) or technical college/university part-time ($375/credit) following the completion of their Fall semester. Full-time for this scholarship is considered 14 credits or more; part-time for this scholarship is considered 6-13 credits.
Scholarship applicants must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:
Be a high school senior, graduating in Spring 2021
Be enrolled at a technical college or university in Fall 2021 (full-time or part-time)
Be a dependent of an Ashley employee*, student is employed by Ashley* or attend one of the below high schools**.
* Scholarship applicant's parent or student must be employed by Ashley Furniture Industries, Ashley Global Retail, Ashley Distribution Services, or corporately owned Ashley HomeStores at time of scholarship payout in January 2022.
** Wisconsin High schools: Alma, Arcadia, Aquinas, Black River Falls, Blair-Taylor, Cochrane-Fountain City, Eleva-Strum, GET, Gilmanton, Holmen, Independence, La Crosse Central, La Crosse Logan, Lincoln, Melrose-Mindoro, Mondovi, Onalaska, Onalaska Luther, Osseo-Fairchild or Whitehall
Must be majoring in an Engineering or Design field of study:
Engineering: Automation Engineering Technology, Automation Systems Technology, Electrical, Electromechanical, Engineering Management, Engineering Physics, Industrial, Manufacturing, Materials Science, Mechanical or Mechatronics
Design: Engineering, Industrial, Interior, Mechanical, Product or Visual
How to Apply
Fill out scholarship application and questionnaire
Upload an image of your official high school transcript (must have school official signature)
Upload a copy of your Resume - format must be one page and include headings for the categories listed below:
Name, address, phone number & email
Employment history (if any)
Hobbies and interests
Submit completed application and required documents by the submission deadline Monday, March 1, 2021, 11:59pm.
You will receive a confirmation email verifying your scholarship application has been received within 5 business days. If you do not receive the confirmation email, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to verify it has been received.
All application materials are reviewed and scored by the local facility scholarship committee. The recipients of the Ashley Scholarship Program are approved by the Ashley Furniture Industries, LLC Board of Directors. Ashley Furniture Industries, LLC reserves the right to amend or terminate the scholarship program at any time.
If you have any questions or need more information, please contact the scholarship committee at email@example.com.
Submission Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021
*Applicant information, questionnaire and attachment of required documents must be completed at one-time. Information is not saved if application is not filled out completely.