AbbVie Bioresearch Center, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist 2021 Worcester public high school seniors who plan to attend college in Massachusetts or Rhode Island this fall and are pursuing a STEM-related education and career.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.
Applicants to the AbbVie Community Equity Scholarship must:
Children and grandchildren of AbbVie Bioresearch Center, Inc. or any of its affiliates are ineligible.
*Neither parent having earned an Associate degree or higher.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of career and educational goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.
In addition, applicants will be asked to upload a copy of their Student Aid Report (SAR). Financial need will be considered. Applicants must demonstrate need.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of AbbVie Bioresearch Center, Inc. play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to two (2) awards will be granted.
Recipients may be offered a paid internship with AbbVie Bioresearch Center Inc. the summer after their first year of undergraduate study.
Awards are one-time only. Past recipients may not reapply.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
All applicants will be notified in August.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of AbbVie Bioresearch Center, Inc. Payment is made in September.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than July 9, 2021 3:00 pm CT.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.