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Chevron Phillips Chemical Dependents' Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (Chevron Phillips Chemical), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC, has established a scholarship program to assist domestic and expatriate employees’ children who plan to continue education in college or university programs. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

The program seeks to identify well-rounded applicants and award scholarships based upon criteria recommended by our program administrator, Scholarship America, and agreed by Chevron Phillips Chemical. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin. Application review and selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America and in no instance does any officer or employee of Chevron Phillips Chemical play a part in the selection. Scholarship America is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals, and has 35 years of experience administering similar programs worldwide.

General Eligibility Requirements for Dependents’ Program

  • Must be dependent* children of full-time Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP U.S. domestic and expatriate employees who have a minimum of two (2) years employment with the company as of the application deadline date.
  • Dependents* whose parent(s), based on service award entry date as recognized by Human Resources, at the time of death, retirement or total permanent disability, were employed by the Company and had been on the direct payroll as regular full-time employees.
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    *Dependent children are defined as natural and legally adopted children or stepchildren or full dependent wards who qualify as federal tax exemptions to the employee. Applicants to the graduate award need not qualify as a federal tax exemption to the employee, but must meet other dependency requirements.

    In February of the year in which the awards are made, the applicants’ parent(s) may not be Principal Officers of the Company and must have a grade rating below Vice President.

Dependent Scholarship Program – Undergraduate for two-year College or Vocational-Technical School

  • Applicants must be high school seniors or current undergraduates.
  • Applicants must plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year college or vocational-technical school. A full-time schedule usually means a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours per semester or 24 credit hours during the entire school year.
  • Applicants planning to enroll in a two-year college must plan to work toward requirements for an associate’s degree or occupational certification.

Dependent Scholarship Program – Undergraduate for four-year College or University

  • Applicants must be high school seniors or current undergraduates.
  • Applicants must plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university. A full-time schedule usually means a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours per semester or 24 credit hours during the entire school year.

Presidential Scholarship Program – Graduate Studies

  • Applicants must be college graduates who plan to enroll or who are already enrolled full-time in a graduate program in pursuit of a Master’s Degree or Ph. D.Full time graduate study is usually twelve (12) credit hours or the equivalent.

Applicants must meet dependence as described above.

Award Information

Recipients may receive only one (1) Chevron Phillips scholarship award during a program year. Recipients of the two-year College or Vocational-Technical Schools may apply to the four-year College or University awards following completion of their two-year program. Recipients of the four-year College or University awards may apply to the Presidential Awards (Graduate Studies) after completing their undergraduate study.

Dependent Scholarship Program – Undergraduate for two-year College or Vocational-Technical School

The authorized distribution for new undergraduate dependents’ awards will be $10,000.  Up to ten (10) awards of $1,000 each will be granted.

Awards are renewable up to one (1) additional year or until an associate’s degree or certificate is obtained, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance in a full-time course of study, continuation of the program by Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP and continued parental employment with the company. For involuntary parental terminations (excluding “for cause” terminations), scholarship recipients may not renew their award beyond the program year and no additional renewals are permitted. In the event of “for cause” terminations, no additional renewals are permitted. In the event of death, retirement or permanent disability of the parental employee, scholarship recipients are eligible to renew their award up to one year or until associate’s degree or occupational certification is obtained, whichever occurs first.

Dependent Scholarship Program – Undergraduate for four-year College or University

The authorized distribution for new undergraduate dependents’ awards will be limited to $50,000.  Up to twenty-five (25) new awards of $2,000 each will be granted.

Awards are renewable up to three years or until a bachelor’s degree is obtained, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance in a full-time course of study, continuation of the program by Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP and continued parental employment with the company. For involuntary parental terminations (excluding “for cause” terminations), scholarship recipients may not renew their award beyond the program year and no additional renewals are permitted. In the event of “for cause” terminations, no additional renewals are permitted. In the event of death, retirement or permanent disability of the parental employee, scholarship recipients are eligible to renew their award up to one year or until a bachelor’s degree or occupational certification is obtained, whichever occurs first.

Presidential Awards – Graduate Studies

The authorized distribution for new Presidential Awards will be limited to $10,000.  Up to five (5) new awards of $2,000 each will be granted.

Awards are renewable up to one (1) additional year or until a Master’s degree or Ph.D. graduate degree is obtained, whichever occurs first. Awards are renewable up to one (1) additional year or until a Master’s degree or Ph.D. graduate degree is obtained, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance in a full-time course of study, continuation of the program by Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP and continued parental employment with the company. For involuntary terminations (excluding “for cause” terminations), scholarship recipients may renew their award for one year in addition to what was granted for the program year.

All awards are to be used for educational related expenses.

Award is contingent upon student’s acceptance into program matching their funding requested for the award year.

Selection of Recipients

The program will use standard Scholarship America recipient selection procedures, identifying well-rounded applicants including the consideration of:

  • Academic performance
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • Statement of career, educational aspirations and goals
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • Outside appraisal provided by the student’s school counselor or advisor, instructor, or work supervisor

Recipients who attend a United States Military Service Academy (i.e. Annapolis, Colorado Springs, Kings Point, New London, and West Point) will receive a one-time grant of $2,000 for their first year only. No additional funds will be awarded for subsequent years of study unless the student transfers to another type of eligible institution. Recipients who transfer from a U.S. Service Academy to an otherwise eligible institution may have their scholarship status and award amount reviewed by notifying Scholarship America in writing of their revised plans.

Recipients may receive only one (1) Chevron Phillips scholarship award during a program year. Recipients of the two-year College or Vocational-Technical Schools may apply to the four-year College or University awards following completion of their two-year program. Recipients of the four-year College or University awards may apply to the Presidential Awards (Graduate Studies) after completing their undergraduate study.

Notification

All applicants will be notified of selection decisions in April. 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 Chevron Phillips Chemical. Payment is made in one installment in early August. Checks are mailed to each recipient’s home address and are made payable to the school for the student.

Financial need will not be considered.

Selection of finalists is made by Scholarship America, and the selection of the recipients is made by Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, Inc. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Revisions

Chevron Phillips Chemical reserves the right to review the conditions and procedures of this scholarship program and to make changes, up to and including termination of the program, at any time.

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

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

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation must be submitted on your behalf by 3:00 p.m. CT on March 4, 2020.

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

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