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BLEARN Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: May 18, 2020 3:00 pm CT
Physicians of Beaumont Hospital, Troy have established a scholarship program to assist physicians’ children, employees and employees’ children who plan to continue education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

This scholarship 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.

Postmark Deadline: May 18, 2020

Applicants to the BLEARN Scholarship Program must be active employees of Beaumont Hospital, Troy or children of active employees of Beaumont Hospital, Troy in one of the following categories to be considered scholarship eligible:

Employee Eligibility:

  • Actively employed full-time
  • Actively employed part-time (minimum of 20 hours per week)

Both full-time and part-time eligible employees must be enrolled in either a full-time or part-time undergraduate allied health or nursing program at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire 2019-2020 academic year.

Employees’ Children Eligibility:

  • Child of an active full-time employee
  • Child of an active part-time employee (minimum of 20 hours/week)

Children must be high school seniors or high-school graduates who plan to enroll or are already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate allied health or nursing program at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire 2020-2021 academic year.

Employed Physicians’ Children or Private Practice Physicians’ Children Eligibility:

  • Child of full-time actively employed physician
  • Child of an actively employed private practice physician

Children must be high school seniors or high-school graduates who plan to enroll or are already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate allied health or nursing program at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire 2020-2021 academic year.

Contingent employees, corporate employees and their children are not eligible. Children or employees of other locations may be eligible if the employee is reporting to Troy for ambulatory services. Employees’ status must be active at the time of application.

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive one of the following:

  • About twenty (20) awards of $3,500 will be granted each year for full-time enrollment
  • Awards to part-time employees, children of part-time employees and employees who attend school part-time will be $1,000 each

The employee/parent must be employed at the time payments are issued to be eligible to receive the payment.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements, however a student who has received two awards may not be considered for additional awards.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • academic record
  • demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • honors
  • work experience
  • statement of goals and aspirations
  • unusual personal or family circumstances
  • an outside appraisal

Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any Troy Staff Physician, or officer or employee of Beaumont Hospital, Troy or Beaumont Hospitals play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in June. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the physicians of Beaumont Hospital, Troy. Payment is made in two installments on August 1 and December 15.

Application Information

Interested students must complete the application and mail it along with a current, complete transcript of grades to Scholarship America postmarked no later than . Grade reports are not acceptable. Online transcripts must display student name, school name, grade and credit hours earned for each course, and term in which each course was taken. Applicants will receive acknowledgment of receipt of their application. If an acknowledgment card is not received within three weeks, applicants may call Scholarship America to verify that the application has been received.

Applicants will receive acknowledgment of receipt of their application. If an acknowledgment is not received within four weeks of submission, applicants may call Scholarship America to verify that their application has been received.

Applicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. Applications are evaluated on the information supplied; therefore, answer all questions as completely as possible. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated. All information received is considered confidential and is reviewed only by Scholarship America.

Application Instructions

Open the Printable Application Form (This will open in a new window)

Use the PDF fill-in-the-blank feature to complete the form:

  1. Save a copy of the form to your personal data storage device
  2. Type in your responses using the Tab key to move between fields
  3. You may save the file while in progress and return to complete or revise it later
  4. When finished, print the completed form

Applicants must print the page(s) of the application containing the Applicant Appraisal and Transcript Information sections (if part of the application) and submit to the appropriate individuals for completion (if applicable). These sections cannot be completed electronically.

Mail the completed application form (and any other required documents) to Scholarship America. The mailing address is on the application form or under the Contact tab.

NOTE: You will need Adobe iconADOBE Reader 6.0 or greater to open, use and print this PDF fill-in-the-blank form. If you do not have this free software installed on your computer, click on the ADOBE icon. Follow the directions to install ADOBE Reader (free download), then return to this page to proceed.

Questions? Contact us:

Email: support@scholarshipamerica.org
Phone: 507-931-1682 and ask for the BLEARN Scholarship Program

Questions regarding the scholarship program should be addressed to:

BLEARN Scholarship Program
Scholarship America
One Scholarship Way
Saint Peter, MN 56082