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Boyd Gaming Corporation College Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Boyd Gaming Corporation has established a scholarship program to assist team member’s dependent children who plan to continue their education in college. Scholarships are offered each year for study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

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. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Boyd Gaming Corporation College Scholarship Program must:

  • Be dependent children*, age 21 and under, of full-time Boyd Gaming Team Members who have completed one year of service 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 Team Member.

  • Be high school seniors, high school graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- year or four- year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year.

Children of Team Members earning more than $90,000 annually are ineligible.

Children of Team Members represented by a collective bargaining unit are ineligible unless otherwise outlined in the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Award information:

  • The authorized distribution for new awards is $62,500.
  • Up to 25 awards of $2,500 will be granted.
  • Awards are renewable at $1,500 for up to three years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of maintaining a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
  • Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in June. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Boyd Gaming Corporation. Awards will be paid in one installment in early August.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • Statement of educational and career goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • A short essay about why the scholarship is important to you
  • An online recommendation

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Boyd Gaming Corporation play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

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

  • 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.

    NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than May 16, 2022 3:00 pm CT.

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

Boyd Gaming Corporation has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!