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The program is currently closed. Please check back in February for updated program information.

 

The Bella Collina Employee Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

The Bella Collina Employee Scholarship Fund has established a scholarship program to assist employees and employee’s children and grandchildren 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 race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Eligibility
Applicants to the Bella Collina Scholarship Program must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a Bella Collina employee or the spouse, child or grandchild, age 30 and under, of an employee who has a minimum of 90 days of employment as of the application deadline.
  • Be high school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates, who plan to enroll in part-time or full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical/trade school during the upcoming academic year.

Award
Up to six (6) awards will be granted. Award amounts will vary based upon the type of school the recipient is attending.

  • $2,500 – Two- year Community Colleges, Vocational-Technical Colleges or Trade Schools
  • $5,000 – Four-year Public Colleges or Universities
  • $7,500 – Four-year Private Colleges or Universities

Awards are for undergraduate study only and may be used for any education-related expense.

Selection of Recipients
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 objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of The Bella Collina Employee Scholarship Fund play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification
All applicants will be notified in May.

Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of The Bella Collina Employee Scholarship Fund. Payment is made in August.

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

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online 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 must also be submitted on your behalf.

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

The Bella Collina Employee Scholarship Fund has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!