BNI Coal, Ltd. Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: April 15, 2019 3:00 pm CT

BNI Coal, Ltd. has established a scholarship program to assist dependent children of BNI Coal, Ltd. 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 children of active, full-time BNI Coal, Ltd. based employees who have a minimum of one year of employment with the company as of the application deadline date. Also eligible are children of deceased employees provided the employee was an activate, full-time employee for a minimum of two years at the time of death.
  • Be high school seniors/recent graduates or current college undergraduates.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Award Amounts

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award of $1,000. Up to four (4) awards will be granted.

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 information, 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.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in mid May.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the BNI Coal Ltd. Payments are made in one installment in early August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following document(s):

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

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf.

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

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