BBB Foundation offers the Students of Integrity Scholarships to recognize students who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through leadership, community service, personal integrity, and academic accomplishments. Scholarships will be awarded to the winning applications submitted by high school juniors and senior students residing in Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington or Western Wyoming*.
*Eligible counties in Western Wyoming include: Teton, Uinta and Lincoln.
|December 16, 2019||Scholarship Opens|
|March 23, 2020||Scholarship Deadline|
|April 6, 2020||Finalists Announcement|
|April 13, 2020||Online Voting and Judge Evaluation Begins|
|April 20, 2020||Online Voting and Judge Evaluation Ends|
|Week of May 15, 2020||Recipients Announcement|
Before submitting an application, please review the following information below to make sure your application meets the scholarship guidelines.
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Submit a 500-word essay on one of the applicable topics. Discuss viewpoints and give examples where applicable. The essay should be 500 words or less—typed and double-spaced. Please include your name and high school’s name in the header of every page. All components of the application must be submitted at one time. All essays become property of BBB. No mailed applications will be accepted. View sample Torch Talk articles here: trust-bbb.org/torchtalk/category/local-news/.
Five finalists from each of the following regions will be selected: Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana/ W. Wyoming, Oregon, and Washington. Finalist essays will be published on the Students of Integrity Scholarship website for public voting. People can vote for as many essays as they choose, but only get one vote per essay. Students are encouraged to share their essay with friends and family or on social media to generate more votes. Only votes from the scholarship website will be considered. Only one essay per state will be chosen to receive the $2,000 scholarship.
Students are also requested to provide the following:
Five finalists from each of the following regions will be selected: Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana/ W. Wyoming, Oregon, and Washington. Only one essay per state will be chosen to receive the $2000 scholarship. Recipients will be announced April 2019. Names and schools may be released to the public and/or news media for promotional purposes. Non-winners will be notified via email after the winners have been contacted.
BBB Foundation’s selection committee and panel of third-party judges will evaluate applications using the following criteria:
To qualify, students must:
Applications must be submitted online before 11:59 PST on Monday, March 16, 2020. Incomplete online or mailed applications after this date will not be considered.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for any additional questions.