About the Scholarships

Video Scholarship

Applicants must submit a 3-minute video featuring either:

  • An interview with a local BBB Accredited Business owner on the history of their business and why they became Accredited with the Better Business Bureau.
  • A video to teach your family and friends how to avoid one of the Top 5 Riskiest Scams on the latest BBB Scam Tracker Risk Report.

Eligibility:

  • Attend a high school in Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Western Wyoming.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Group applications must have no more than three students.
  • Scholarship must be applied to an institute of higher education, whether university, college, vocational school, etc.

Ten finalists will be selected from the application pool. Only one recipient will win the #BBB5K Video Scholarship. View the complete rules & regulations.

Essay Scholarship

Applicants will submit a 500-word essay for BBB’s online magazine Torch Talk on one of the following topics:

  • When researching a company or charity online, how do you make sure that you are dealing with an organization you can trust?
  • The latest BBB Scam Tracker Risk Report shows that consumers ages 18-24 have the highest susceptibility for falling victim to scams. Knowing this, what changes would you make to protect yourself and your friends from falling victim?

Eligibility:

  • Attend a high school in Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Western Wyoming.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Scholarship must be applied to an institute of higher education, whether university, college, vocational school, etc.

Up to five finalists from each region will be selected from the application pool. Six recipients will win a $2,000 scholarship. View the complete rules & regulations.

BBB Foundation offers the Students of Integrity Scholarships to recognize high school juniors and seniors who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic accomplishments.

Scholarships will be awarded to the winning applications submitted by students residing in Alaska, Oregon, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Washington or Western Wyoming*. High school juniors and seniors from across the Northwest and Pacific are encouraged to apply by submitting either a 3-minute video or a 500-word essay on the listed topics.

*Eligible counties in Western Wyoming include: Teton, Uinta and Lincoln.