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 $10,745,000 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 current 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 15, 2020 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.

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Family Member Registration

Please register your children and grandchildren so that we may contact them in the future regarding their eligibility to apply for this scholarship.

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Scholarships Awarded for 2019-2020 Academic Year

The Selection Committee of the Sid Richardson Memorial Fund met in May to review the scholarship applications submitted for the 2019-2020 academic year. There were 58 remarkable new scholarship applicants this year making the selection process a challenge for the committee. After thorough consideration, the Selection Committee awarded 17 new scholarships and 57 renewal scholarships. The total scholarship awards for the 2019-2020 academic year are $545,000. The Sid Richardson Memorial Fund has awarded over $10,745,000 in scholarships since 1965.

Scholarships Awarded for 2018-2019 Academic Year

The Selection Committee of the Sid Richardson Memorial Fund met in early May to review the scholarship applications for the 2018-2019 academic year. There were 57 exceptional new scholarship applicants this year making the selection process quite difficult. After thorough consideration, the Selection Committee awarded 15 new scholarships and 66 renewal scholarships. The total scholarship awards for the 2018-2019 academic year are $445,500. The Sid Richardson Memorial Fund has awarded over $10,200,000 in scholarships since 1965.

Scholarships Awarded for 2017-2018 Academic Year

The Selection Committee of the Sid Richardson Memorial Fund met in early May to review the scholarship applications for the 2017-2018 academic year. There were 71 outstanding new applicants which made the selection process increasingly difficult. After thorough review and consideration, the Selection Committee awarded 21 new scholarships and 61 renewal scholarships. The total scholarship awards for the 2017-2018 academic year are $506,500. The Sid Richardson Memorial Fund has awarded over $9,500,000 in scholarships since 1965.