Dealer-Member Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must be a child or grandchild of the owner of an RSPA member dealership. The owner member must have a record of good standing with the RSPA for at least the past three years. The applicant's parent or grandparent must be an active employee of the member firm. 


The candidate must be a full-time employee or a child of a full-time employee of a current RSPA member dealership. The dealership must have a record of good standing with the RSPA for at least the past three years. The employee must have at least three years of service and be actively employed at the time the scholarship is awarded.

*Neither part-time employees nor their children qualify. Part time is defined as 20 hours per week or less.

Candidate must: 

  • Be at least 16 years old on the day the application for the current year is due
  • Graduate from high school or its equivalent before July 1st of the year in which he or she will use the scholarship
  • Request a scholarship application in writing

Candidate should fax or mail their request with the following information on company letterhead:

  • Please note if applicant is child or grandchild of a principal RSPA Dealer Member, employee of an RSPA Dealer Member, or a child of an employee of an RSPA Dealer Member. 

Please include Name, parent name, home address/mailing address, home phone number, company name, company address, company phone number, date of employment, and date of membership on the letter requesting an application. 

Please mail or fax your request on company letterhead to:
RSPA Scholarship Dept. Fax: 704.357.3127 
10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 420 
Charlotte, NC 28216 

*Scholarship applications are reviewed by an independent, third-party evaluator to determine awards. Scholarship checks are made payable to the educational institution he or she plans to attend. The checks will be sent to the school of each award recipient the third week of August. Winners are announced at the RetailNOW Member Meeting.

2015 Scholarship Dates

  • Students can begin requesting scholarship applications January 1, 2015
  • Scholarship Application Request deadline is April 17, 2015
  • Scholarship Paperwork Submission deadline is
    May 26, 2015

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Scholarship Program Records:

2014-2015 Donations

2013-2014 Donations
2014 Scholarship Winners

2012-2013 Donations
2013 Scholarship Winners

2011-2012 Donations 
2012 Scholarship Winners

2010-2011 Donations 
2011 Scholarship Winners

2009-2010 Donations 
2010 Scholarship Winners

2008-2009 Donations 
2009 Scholarship Winners

2007-2008 Donations 
2008 Scholarship Winners