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Windhover Scholars

2023-2024 Windhover Foundation Scholarship Program

The online Windhover Foundation Scholarship application for the 2023/2024 academic year is now open!

Program Timeline

Application Open: January 4, 2023
Application Deadline: March 1, 2023
Recommendation Deadline: March 8, 2023
Notification of Selection Results: June 2023
Funds Disbursed: July 2023

To qualify for a Windhover Foundation Scholarship, applicants must:

Be an unmarried dependent of a full-time Quad employee who has worked at Quad for at least three years prior to July 1, 2023, and whose base salary does not exceed $90,000;
Be a high school graduate or graduate from high school in May/June 2023;
Plan to pursue post-secondary education on a full-time basis beginning in the fall of 2023;
Maintain a set GPA of 2.5;
Have not already graduated with a bachelor’s degree;
Not have a parent on the Windhover Foundation’s board of directors or scholarship selection committee;
Have not already reached the maximum number of awards (applicants may receive up to five awards).

How to Apply

Administration of the program process
To maintain a high level of professionalism and security, the program is administered by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS), an independent company that specializes in managing sponsored educational assistance programs.

Application portal thru ISTS
You will be required to enter a website address in a separate browser –

To access the Windhover Foundation portal, enter Program Key: Windhover

Contacts/Resources for Assistance about the scholarship and how to apply
Use the self-help portal on the application site
Live Chat is available on the application site
Phone: 1-855-670-4787

What's needed to apply?

  • The following will be needed in order to complete the online application:
    • Estimated school costs-- e.g., tuition, books, housing and transportation.
    • Resume
    • Most recent school transcript — unofficial transcript is preferred.
    • Written essay—students are required to write a 300 word response to the following question: Pick an experience from your own life and explain how it has influenced your development.
    • 2023/2024 FAFSA Student Aid Report
    • One letter of recommendation:
      • You will be required to enter the email address of the individual you are seeking a recommendation from.
      • The recommendation should come from someone that can speak to the student’s academic record and/or progress.
        • Acceptable and preferred: professor, teacher, advisor, counselor, coach or employer

Please note: Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

The online application will close once 400 completed applications are received, or on Friday, March 1, 2023, at 5 p.m. CT, whichever comes first.


  • For a list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Windhover Foundation Scholarship program, click here.
  • For assistance regarding the online application process, contact the ISTS Support Team by calling 1-855-670-4787, emailing or using the web chat at
  • As always, please contact the myQuad support team at or 1-866-275-3737 with any additional questions you may have.

Windhover Scholarships are available to the children of eligible Quad employees. Funded by members of the Quadracci family in partnership with Quad, they are tax-free to the recipient and can be used to help pay for tuition, books and fees at any accredited educational institution. Students must apply for the scholarship each year.

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