Shred Nations Scholarship Program Scholarship Value: $7,500 Awards Available: 1 Award Deadline: January 31, 2020 Website:Shred Nations Scholarship Program Shred Nations and Record Nations are Colorado based companies dedicated to promoting economic success of businesses in the shredding and secure destruction or management industries. As a member of i-SIGMA, Shred Nations and Record Nations recognizes the benefits of continuing higher education for those individuals interested in business, environmental responsibility and making future contributions to the community. Both companies support the independent shredding and document management industry and believe in giving back to those providers by offering a scholarship to students seeking higher education. The Shred Nations and Record Nations Scholarship is an annual award of up to $7,500 to offset the costs of higher education. The scholarship award may be divided into two separate payments to be paid directly to the applicant's chosen institution of higher education, which must be an accredited university, college or trade school. Attendance at the i-SIGMA Conference to Receive Scholarship Award The 2020/2021 Scholarship recipient will be flown to the i-SIGMA Annual Conference in Orlando, FL in May 2020 and provided a meal stipend and room for one night to be presented their scholarship award. Scholarship Eligibility Criteria A) Applicants must have completed secondary school, or currently be a senior in a secondary school. B) Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 with an interest in business, environmental studies, document management or the shredding and recycling industry. C) Applicants will be required to submit a nomination from an i-SIGMA member. i-SIGMA members will be comprised of any employee or owner of an i-SIGMA member company.