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The application program will be live on or after April 15, 2024. Please return then and navigate to the Scholarship America Hub to register your account and begin your application process!

Buckeye Family Scholarship Program
Live application window: April 15, 2024 through May 20, 2024 3:00 pm CT

Buckeye Partners, L.P. has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships 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.

Applicants to the Buckeye Family Scholarship Program must be:

  • Dependent* children of eligible Buckeye employees. An eligible Buckeye employee is a regular, full-time employee, of salary grade 21 or below, who has a minimum of three (3) years of employment with Buckeye as of the application deadline date.
    *Dependent children must qualify as federal tax exemptions to the employee.
  • Under the age of 24, or the dependent child may be age 24 or older if he or she has a physical or mental disability within the meaning of the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • High school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates, who 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.

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to five (5) awards will be granted depending upon the number of applicants.

Awards are for undergraduate study only. Awards may only be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in June.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Buckeye Partners, L.P. Payment is made in August.

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 educational and career goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation

Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Buckeye Partners, L.P. play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

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

  • 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 22, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.

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

Buckeye Partners, L.P. has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!

Please make sure to add studentsupport@scholarshipamerica.org as well as the program email address provided below in the footer as safe senders in your email contact list.