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Bausch Health U.S. Scholarship Program for Dependents
Application status: Closed

Bausch Health US, LLC has established a scholarship program to assist dependent children of Bausch Health U.S.-based employees who plan to continue their education in college, vocational or technical school programs. Scholarships are offered for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice for the upcoming school year.

This program is administered by Scholarship America┬«, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be dependent* children, age 26 and under, of full-time Bausch Health United States based employees who have a minimum of two (2) years of employment with the company as of the application deadline date.
    *Dependent children are defined as biological, step, or legally adopted children living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.
  • Be high school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Children of Bausch Health Executive Committee members are ineligible to apply.

Award Amounts

Up to twenty-five awards will be granted with up to five awards of $7,500 granted to students enrolled in a STEM field of study, and up to twenty awards of $5,000 granted to students in any field of study.

Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance, leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal.

Financial need will not be considered.


Applicants will be notified in April.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Bausch Health US, LLC. Payment is made to the school/university in one installment in early August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 10, 2021 3:00 pm.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

Bausch Health US, LLC has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!

The personal information that you provide as part of the Bausch Health US Scholarship program will be used exclusively for the purposes of determining eligibility and participation in this program. If you are chosen for a Bausch Health scholarship, Scholarship America will maintain your personal information for 2 years and then will securely archive the information. If you are not chosen to participate in the program, Scholarship America will delete your information after one year.