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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, “What value do you appreciate the most in people, and do you see that quality in yourself?”

Summer Scholarship is open. See our past winners.

Feldco College Scholarship

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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.

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So here’s the question: What value do you appreciate the most in people, and do you see that quality in yourself?

Tell us your unique story, starting with an introduction about who you are, your background and what values you appreciate the most.


Acceptable essays will be between 700-1,000 words long that answer the question: “What value do you appreciate the most in people, and do you see that quality in yourself?”

Scholarship Dates and Submission Deadlines

Dates: We are currently accepting submissions now through December 16th, 2022.

How to submit: All entries should be sent to scholarship@4feldco.com

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 2022

Your emailed entry must be received by December 16th, 2022. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered

Judging Criteria: How We’ll Pick a Winner

The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant that best demonstrates in their own words, what value do you appreciate the most in people, and do you see that quality in yourself? Please use the full word limit (700-1,000 words) to best describe what values you appreciate the most in people.

How We’ll Notify the Scholarship Winner

The winner of the scholarship will be notified by phone, email and/or US mail by January 7th, 2023.

Scholarship Award Distribution and Usage of Monies

The $1,000 award will be paid to the winner’s school by January 20th, 2023. The award winner understands that the usage of award monies will only be used for education-related purposes including tuition, books, etc.

Additional Information

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.


Feldco has been a leader in replacement windows, siding, doors and roofing since 1976. Our goal is total customer satisfaction from project quote to final installation. We call it, “customer delight”.

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Previous Winners

Alexis Logan

When asked about the prompt, Alexis said, "This topic was very inspiring for me because it allowed me to sit back and look at my past and who has made a difference in my life. Understanding what value is the most important to me and reflecting on how I see that value in me was really eye opening. This by far was one of my favorite essays to write."

Klaudia Zwijacz - Scholarship

Klaudia Zwijacz

When asked about the prompt, Klaudia said, "There were so many characteristics I thought of that I could see in the support systems around me. The greatest one however, was kindness. Being a first-generation immigrant and now having the opportunity to attend graduate school would not have been possible without the help, support, and kindness of those around me. I will use the nurturing nature I learned from my mom to help support my patients in the future!"

Rylee Graham

Rylee Graham

Rylee currently attends University of North Carolina at Greensboro. When asked about this scholarship opportunity, Rylee said, "I really enjoyed the essay topic because it allowed to me show others how much of an impact my family has had on who I am today. I would not be here without the support and the care that my family has provided me throughout my life. The amount that my family has impacted me is unmeasurable."

Zachary Knapp

"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 Costa

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 Burks

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 Cryder

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

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

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

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 Farmer

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 Kunkel

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 Laughead

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 Haws

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.

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