Good Sam Helping Hands Scholarship Program Guidelines

The Good Sam Helping Hand Scholarship Program was established to provide a one-time scholarship to defray expenses of the post-high school collegiate education of spouses, children, grandchildren and dependents of Associates.


  • Must be a child, grandchild, spouse or dependent of a full-time associate of Camping World or one of its affiliate brands1; and
  • Must not be an active associate of the Company or one of its affiliate brands; and
  • Must be at least a currently enrolled Grade 12 high school student, planning on attending an accredited two or four-year college or university in the fall semester; or
  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited two or four-year college or university or an accredited graduate college or university program;
  • Entering college freshmen must have a cumulative high school GPA of at least 3.3;
  • Returning undergraduate students must have a cumulative college GPA of at least 3.2;
  • Post-graduate candidates must have at least a 3.2 cumulative GPA

Selection Criteria

The Good Sam Helping Hand Scholarship Program strives to identify future leaders who are career driven and involved in their school and community. Recipients are selected based on their academic achievements over and above the eligibility criteria and answers to short essay questions. Short essay answers will be graded based on content (including whether the question was answered), conciseness, grammar, punctuation and spelling.

Submission and Deadlines

The Deadline to receive applications is 11:59pm CST on July 6, 2020. Applications may be submitted through the online website at:

Award Notification

Recipients will be notified of the award by July 31, 2020. The scholarship award will be deposited directly with the Bursar’s Office of the listed institution. Recipients are solely responsible for any and all tax implications of this award.


Please direct questions to [email protected], listed under “ScholarshipInfo” in the global address book.

1 Affiliates include FreedomRoads, Good Sam, Gander Outdoors, The House, Overton’s, and W82.
*This includes dependents of full-time associates on pre-approved leave on the due date of the application materials, or full- time associates who have died while in active military service.

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