Feldco Windows, Siding and Doors Scholarship
Feldco Windows, Siding and Doors is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a current or prospective college student that submits a winning essay on the topic, “How has your family contributed to who you are today?”
Summer Scholarship is open. See our past winners.
More importantly, we are proud to have served over 500,000 homeowners across the Midwest with outstanding products and service. We’ve also created countless jobs for hundreds of hard-working employees with the job security that comes with a reputable company that has been around for almost 50 years.
We refer to all of our employees as “Feldco Family” because they embody what makes our company what it is today. We’re proud to offer this scholarship to a worthy applicant that best describes how their family has contributed to who they are today.
So here’s the question: how has your family contributed to who you are today?
Tell us your unique story, starting with an introduction about who you are, your background and how your family has contributed to who you are as an individual.
RequirementsAcceptable essays will be between 700-1,000 words long that answer the question: “How has your family contributed to who you are today?”
Dates: We are currently accepting submissions now through June 18th, 2021.
How to submit: All entries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Send your entry to us as an email attachment and include your full name, mobile phone number and address in the email.
Proof of enrollment to a college/university must be provided with your email submission. This can include a digital scan of your unofficial transcript, letter from admissions or acceptance letter on a school letterhead.
To be eligible for the Feldco Windows, Siding & Doors Scholarship, you must be:
- A legal U.S. resident
- Currently enrolled in a college/university or will be enrolled in a college/university in 2021
Your emailed entry must be received by June, 18th 2021. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered
The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant that best demonstrates in their own words, how their family has contributed to who they are today. Please use the full word limit (700-1,000 words) to best describe how your family has shaped your life
The winner of the scholarship will be notified by phone, email and/or US mail by July 9th, 2021.
Scholarship Award Distribution and Usage of Monies
The $1,000 award will be paid to the winner’s school by July 23rd, 2021. The award winner understands that the usage of award monies will only be used for education-related purposes including tuition, books, etc.
All content and creative work submitted for the purposes of this scholarship will become the property of Feldco Factory Direct, LLC and may be reposted or displayed online or any other media channels including television or print without notification. Any email communications sent to Feldco Factory Direct, LLC or any of its agents or representatives will be retained.
By submitting an application for this scholarship, the applicant grants Feldco Factory Direct, LLC and any of its agents or representatives permission to post the applicants name, photo, essay entry on our website (www.4feldco.com) and any other marketing or communications including but not limited to print, online, television, social media and related websites. The winning applicant also agrees to assist Feldco with any of the tasks mentioned above and/or any other promotional activities related to this scholarship.
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"I was really excited to see that the prompt for the essay asked about my family. It is uncommon to be asked this and it gave me a chance to reflect on all the opportunities and support that my family has given me. I know that they will be an important part of my success in college, and it was nice to discuss how they've helped me thus far." Zachary currently attends Anoka-Ramsey Community College and plans to attend University of St. Thomas in the Fall.
Colby is an undergraduate attending Eastern Kentucky University. He is studying to earn his degree in Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation. In regards to Feldco’s scholarship, Colby stated “The question was awesome. Being 13 hours away from my family at college, the question gave me a chance to reflect on how much I appreciate the time spent with my family. It was a great opportunity to write about how my family has inspired me”.
Ariana is an undergraduate attending North Central College. She is studying to earn her degree in musical theatre. In regards to Feldco’s scholarship, Ariana stated, “I enjoyed reflecting on all the positive ways my family has impacted my life. While some scholarship essay prompts focus on the hardships of life, this one allowed for a more freeing reflection and to see how much I have grown in my life.”
Morgan is going to be a freshman at the University of Arizona this upcoming fall. She appreciated that Feldco is a family run company and had “family” as the theme of their scholarship. She noted, “I really enjoyed the essay topic and was appreciative that I had the opportunity to tell my story of how my family has impacted my journey through their support and help.”
Hailey Dollar is a junior at UCLA and when asked about this scholarship opportunity, Hailey said that she, “Appreciated it was a personal reflection. Most prompts involve research while this one was different.”
Alexa Gorman is excited for her upcoming junior year in the fall of 2018 at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. Alexa is a pre-law student who feels passionately about helping others. Alexa’s gratitude shines through in the story of her adoption and her portrayal of her personal familial unit really impressed the scholarship committee. Reflecting on her submission Alexa states, “I enjoyed reflecting on my unique family, all they have done for me, inspires me to help others with my future law career.”
Mugdha Gurram will be a sophomore this coming fall and is pursuing a double major in International Relations and Computer Science at Boston University. Mugdha’s determination to make the most of every opportunity she’s given really struck a chord with The Feldco Scholarship Committee. Her story of the history of her family and her gratitude for their support is truly inspiring. Regarding the scholarship application process Mugdha states, “It was a great opportunity to reflect on what my family has done for me, I was proud to share the essay with my family.”
Dean is a high school senior entering his freshman year of college. He is going to be attending the University of Kentucky in the fall. Dean wrote an excellent essay incorporating multiple generations of his family and how they have shaped him. Dean stated, “It was interesting to write such a meaningful essay. This topic made me think about how much my entire family has impacted my life.”
Sydney is an incoming freshman at Loras College in Lexington, IL.We were impressed with her writing style and her life experiences with her family. Sydney stated, “Overall, the Feldco scholarship application was a good experience. It was easy to apply and I enjoyed writing on this topic.
Emily will be entering her sophomore year at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in the fall of 2017. Our scholarship committee was impressed with her advocacy for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and her essay about how her family has shaped her. Emily stated, “I really enjoyed the opportunity to think about how my family has gotten me to where I am today. It was a really cool opportunity to think back on my life.”
Catherine will be a junior this year at Asbury University located in Wilmore, Kentucky. Catherine’s eloquent writing about her family made her a clear standout to the committee. Catherine stated, “I am just super excited to receive this scholarship. I really enjoyed writing this meaningful essay.