Walmart Dependent Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

April 01

Awarded By

Wal-Mart Foundation

Award Amount

$3,250 annually, renewable for up to three additional years. The scholarship is disbursed in installments of $1,625 and can only be used for fall and spring semesters. Funds must be applied to expenses such as: undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board. To remain eligible to renew their award, scholars must: be continuously enrolled as a full-time student each semester/term; and maintain a grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Please note: Students who are attending a two-year institution must transfer to a four-year institution by their third year of school. If a recipient is not enrolled at a four-year institution by his/her third year, the scholarship will be forfeited.


The number of awards offered varies annually. Scholarships are awarded to 25 percent of the eligible applicants according to IRS regulation.

Additional Information

All students must have financial need and be able to demonstrate the need with required documents. ISTS will provide a Selection Committee, independent of Walmart and the Walmart Foundation, to ensure the impartial and confidential evaluation of applications. Selections are based on academics and financial need. Winner and non-winner notifications will be emailed in early May. Dependents of the Walmart Board of Directors or of the Walmart officers (Vice President and above) are not eligible to apply. Students with other funds that pay entirely for tuition, books, fees, and on-campus room and board are also not eligible to receive this award.

Deadline Info

Applications are available online from the Walmart Dependent Scholarship website. Prior to completing the application, the student must print out and read the program guidelines, FAQs, and the applic ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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