Here’s the Who, Why, What, How, When & Where of the Your Family First Program. JAN-PRO welcomes you back to the Your Family First Scholarship program designed to help families of unit franchisees just like your offset college expenses. We know you’ll have a lot of questions so you’ll find some answers right here. If you don’t see your question answered your local master franchise owner will be glad to help.
Who Qualifies to Apply for a Your Family First Scholarship?
Unit franchisees, their spouses, dependent children and grandchildren may apply. Unit franchisees must have been in good standing for at least one year at the time of application. Employees of franchisees, or of JAN-PRO are not eligible. Students applying must be high school graduates by July 31, 2021 or be current post-secondary undergraduates or at graduate level.
Applicants must plan to enroll in full or part time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational-technical school for the 2022 spring semester. Even if you have applied for, or have been awarded a Your Family First Scholarship before you are welcome to enter again each year.
Why Is JAN-PRO Sponsoring Your Family First Scholarships?
- Our franchisees often refer to building their businesses as creating a legacy for their families, and there is no greater legacy than a good education.
- College educations are becoming more expensive every year so Your Family First is designed to help offset some of those rising cost.
- JAN-PRO believes in giving back to, and in other ways recognizing its community of hard working independent franchise owners.
What Scholarships Are Available?
There are three levels of scholarships available in the amounts of $1,000, $2,500 and $5,000 that are all funded by your local master franchise owners. Qualifying franchisees can nominate multiple family members. Scholarship America, our partners in the program will grade applications and identify finalists.
Each master owner will then select up to two scholarship winners and will determine at that time the value of each scholarship they will offer. JAN-PRO corporate will fund all of the other costs associated with the program so that the full value of each master-awarded scholarship reaches the winning applicants.
How Are These Scholarships Awarded?
Applications will be graded according to academic achievement, community leadership and participation, work experience, family income, and financial needs. All winners will be announced in November 2021. Once the winners are confirmed Scholarship America will then issue checks payable to the winner’s chosen school.
When Can My Family Apply for a Scholarship?
Applications must be submitted between July 1 & September 9, 2021. The scholarships are not renewable, however franchisees may reapply in following years, provided they meet eligibility requirements.
Where Do I Apply For a Your Family First Scholarship?
Applications must be made online using our secure website at www.scholarsapply.org/yourfamilyfirst. Just complete the simple to use online application form you’ll find there. Answer all of the required information and you’ll be in the running for a Your Family First Scholarship.
Still have questions? Please ask at your local master franchise office and they’ll help you get started. We wish you and your families every success in the Your Family First Scholarship program!