The Foundation has introduced a special program - Change a Life.
The program will acknowledge significant donors starting at the $2,500 giving level by allowing the donor to have a scholarship acknowledged in an individual's or company name.

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IDA Scholarship Foundation

1-800-355-4IDA (4432)

What you need to qualify

Scholarships are awarded per criteria per region per type of scholarship. Twelve regions are each offered a Primary Scholarship and a Secondary Scholarship for Dealer sponsored applicants; one Primary Scholarship for an Industry sponsored applicant is also offered. These awards are given once per year, but a scholarship recipient may reapply each year and receive up to four scholarships. Applications are year specific to the Fall award. Applications are available in English and Spanish.

 

The following individuals shall be eligible to receive IDA Scholarships:

  1. Immediate family members of an IDA dealer/industry member.
  2. Employees of an IDA dealer/industry member.
  3. Immediate family members of employees of an IDA dealer/industry member.
  4. The definition of immediate family includes: spouse, son, daughter, legally adopted, natural and stepchildren.

 

The following individuals shall NOT be eligible:

  1. IDA Board members and their families shall not be eligible during the term of director/officer service.
  2. Non-IDA door and access systems dealer family members and employees.
  3. IDA Subscribing Dealers, IDA Subscribing Associates, their family members and employees.
  4. IDA Scholarship Foundation Board members and their families shot not be eligible during the term of service.
  5. Any applicant, not employed by the sponsoring company, who does not meet the criteria of the definition of immediate family (as stated above).
  6. Any applicant that returns an incomplete application.

 

The following scholarships are offered:

  1. Primary Full-Time Undergraduate University, College, Community College, Vocational and Technical College.
  2. Secondary Part-Time Undergraduate Studies.

 

Schools must be State Certified or Licensed. IDA Scholarships award amounts are provided as follows:

  1. FULLTIME Undergraduate - $2,000.
  2. PART-TIME Undergraduate Studies- $Up to $1000

 

Scholarships are awarded per criteria per region per type of scholarship. Twelve regions are each offered a Primary Scholarship and a Secondary Scholarship for Dealer sponsored applicants; two Primary Scholarships and two Secondary Scholarships are offered for Industry sponsored applicants. These awards are given once per year, but a scholarship recipient may reapply each year and receive up to four scholarships.

Learn more about Scholarships

Download the forms you need to apply for an IDA Scholarship. Includes Facts and Criteria, 3-page application, and 3 recommendation forms.

Applications for each year are available by April 1.

Deadline for sending applications to IDA is July 15.

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