Jennie-O Turkey Store awarded close to $80,000 in scholarships to 68 graduating high school seniors. Jennie-O Turkey Store offers two types of scholarships each year: $6,000 Golden Excellence Scholarships and $750 Continuing Education Scholarships. Applicants for the $6,000 scholarships must be the child or dependent of a Jennie-O Turkey Store employee planning to attend a four-year college full time to obtain a bachelor’s degree. Recipient selection is based primarily on academics while taking into consideration college and career objectives, written essay and letters of recommendation. Applicants for the $750 scholarships must either be a Jennie-O Turkey Store employee or a dependent of a company employee. Recipient selection is based on an overall evaluation of academics, written essay and letters of recommendation.