2019 Bouws Scholarship
GENERAL INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS - Round 1
Applicants must be current employee employed by Russ' Restaurants at least one calendar year preceding the date of the application and who have worked at least 600 hours during that calendar year OR are the child, grandchild or spouse of a current employee of Russ' Restaurants. Current employee must have been employed at least one calendar year preceding the date of the application and for a total of at least three years, either consecutively or non consecutively, and have worked at least 600 hours during each of those three years. Applicants must be enrolled or plan to enroll in a college or university within Michigan.
Individuals who have already been awarded one or more scholarship grants may apply and be considered for one-year renewals of those grants for up to the total number of years normally required to complete the basic degree program in which they are enrolled, subject to the same selection criteria* used for initial applicants, plus any additional criteria which the Selection Committee may deem appropriate.
Renewal applications will be considered only for the next consecutive school year for which the applicant would ordinarily be entitled to enroll. Except for a summer term or other regularly scheduled school break, a grantee who fails to enroll in the next regularly scheduled term or semester at his or her educational institution shall not qualify for a renewal, unless during that time the grantee was employed substantially full time with Russ'.
A grantee who derived his or her eligibility through a parent or spouse shall not qualify for a renewal unless the parent or spouse was employed by Russ' for at least 600 hours during the year immediately preceding the date of the renewal application.
*Current hourly employee who, while attending college, has worked at least 250 hours at Russ' during the school year and/or the previous summer.
Round 1 applications must be submitted online no later than January 15. Round 2 candidates will be contacted via e-mail. Add firstname.lastname@example.org to your list of e-mail contacts to ensure that this notice lands in your Inbox. Round 2 applications will be due no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on March 1 and must be submitted online. No other electronic or paper submissions will be accepted. E-mail email@example.com or call Stacy at 616.994.8852 with questions.