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DSD Insurance / Acrisure Independent Distributor Scholarship Fund

The Program

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DSD Insurance/ Acrisure and Tram Norris have established a scholarship program to assist Flowers Foods independent distributors’ children who plan to pursue post-secondary education in college and vocational programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at any accredited post-secondary institution of the student’s choice.

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America, a division of Scholarship America®. Scholarship America is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.


Applicants to the DSD Insurance/ Acrisure Independent Distributor Scholarship Fund must be:

  • Children up to the age of 24 of full-time Flowers Foods independent distributors as of the date recipients are verified; and
  • High school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school


Up to ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded each year. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.


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Interested students must complete the application and mail it along with a current transcript of grades to Scholarship America postmarked no later than March 1.

Applicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. Applications are evaluated on the information supplied; therefore, it is important to answer all questions as completely as possible. All information received is considered confidential and is reviewed only by Scholarship America.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of educational and career goals, and a recommendation.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of DSD Insurance/ Acrisure or the Tram Norris Agency play a part in the selection. Applicants will be notified by mid-April whether or not they have been selected to receive an award.

Payment of Scholarships

DSD Insurance/ Acrisure Independent Distributor scholarship payments are authorized by Acrisure and Tram Norris and processed by Scholarship America. Payments are made in one installment on August 11. Checks are distributed through Scholarship America and are made payable to the school for the student.


Recipients have no obligation to Acrisure or Tram Norris. They are; however, required to supply Scholarship America with current transcripts and to notify Scholarship America of any changes in address, school enrollment or other relevant information.


Acrisure and Tram Norris reserve the right to review the conditions and procedures of this scholarship program and to make changes at any time including termination of the program.

Additional Information

Questions regarding the scholarship program should be addressed to:

DSD Insurance/ Acrisure Independent Distributor Scholarship Fund
Scholarship America
One Scholarship Way
St. Peter, MN 56082
Telephone: (507) 931-1682

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