BBVA USA has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.
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 age, citizenship, color, disability, ethnic origin, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, nationality, national origin, race, gender predisposition, protected veteran’s status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state or local laws.
Applicants to the BBVA Opportunity Scholarship Awards Program must be:
Current employees, themselves, are not eligible for this award, but should check on their eligibility for the Tuition Reimbursement Program instead.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of BBVA USA play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
The awards are for $3,000 each for tuition or school related fees for study in any accredited post-high school education program. Up to 42 awards will be given.
Awards are for one year of full-time graduate or undergraduate study.
Awards are not renewable. Students may reapply each year they continue to meet eligibility criteria.
A student may receive an award no more than four times. Only one scholarship will be awarded per family per year.
All applicants will be notified in July, 2021.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of BBVA USA. Payment is made in one installment in August, 2021.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than June 1, 2021 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.