Granting College and Vocational Scholarships

“It has been the aim of the Fund over the years to endeavor to distribute aid in such a manner as to grant the maximum benefit to the greatest number of applicants the Fund considers eligible to receive aid, consistent with the limited income available.”

Over $9,000,000 awarded since 1965

Granting College and Vocational Scholarships

Eligibility

The Sid Richardson Memorial Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for college and graduate education and post-secondary vocational training for children and grandchildren of eligible retirees and employees of businesses previously owned and operated by Sid Richardson and designated successor companies and organizations. There are no limits to the number of eligible family members who may apply for a scholarship. Click LEARN MORE for additional information.

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How to Apply

The application deadline is March 31, 2017 and the application process includes two steps: 1) Determination of eligibility; and 2) Submission of completed application form with all required supporting materials. Click GET STARTED for detailed information.

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About the Fund

The Sid Richardson Memorial Scholarship Fund, incorporated in 1965, provides scholarships for undergraduate and graduate education and for post- secondary vocational training. Eligibility is limited to children and grandchildren of eligible employees and retirees of businesses and organizations previously owned and operated by Sid Richardson and designated successor companies and organizations. Click OUR HISTORY for additional information.

Our History

Scholarships Awarded for 2016-2017 Academic Year

The Selection Committee of the Sid Richardson Memorial Fund met in late May to review this year’s scholarship applications. There were 82 well qualified new applicants which made the selection process more difficult. After careful review and consideration, the Selection Committee awarded 21 new scholarships and 57 renewal scholarships. The total scholarship awards for the 2016-2017 academic year are $510,000. The Sid Richardson Memorial Fund has awarded over $9,000,000 in scholarships since 1965.

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Scholarships Awarded for 2015-2016 Academic Year

The Sid Richardson Memorial Fund Selection Committee met on May 29, 2015 and awarded scholarships in the amount of $430,500 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This year’s awards were made to 69 students attending colleges, universities and vocational schools throughout the United States. Scholarships are awarded to graduate, undergraduate and vocational students.

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Spring 2015 Scholarships

For the spring 2015 semester, the Sid Richardson Memorial Fund has provided scholarships totaling $186,000 to 53 students currently studying at 37 different colleges and universities throughout the United States.

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