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Better Business Bureau of North Alabama Scholarship

The Better Business Bureau of North Alabama is pleased to announce our 2021 scholarship program.  Both junior and senior students are eligible. The local scholarship is for $1,000 each. (The number of scholarships awarded will be determined by the scholarship funds received.)   Judges will select the scholarship recipients based on their overall personal integrity and character, their personal achievements, contributions to their communities and schools, and academic accomplishments.  The scholarship guidelines are as follows:  

 

  • There is no cost to enter;  
  • Applicants must complete our online application form; 
  • Applicants must write an essay between 300 and 400 words; 
  • A current official transcript is required; 
  • 150 Entries will be accepted based on the order in which they are received by BBB. 
  • Deadline for completed forms and essays is Thursday, September 30, 2021 before 3:00PM;  
  • After judges evaluate entries, scholarships in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to students selected. The scholarship will be made payable to the college or university of which the student enrolls. The Scholarship Fund will determine the number of scholarships awarded.   

     

We encourage you to get this information to all your students.  This is the Bureau’s 20th year to present scholarships.  A total of 102 have been presented in the last 19 years.  The link to our online entry form is:

 

https://betterbusinessbureauofnorthalabama.wufoo.com/forms/2021-torch-scholarship-application/

 

In addition, students may mail official transcripts which are required for each entry submitted.