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Emergent Scholars Program
Application status: Closed

Emergent BioSolutions Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist dependent children and grandchildren of employees who plan to continue their education in college.

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.

Informationen zum Programm (PDF)

Applicants to the Emergent Scholars Program must:

  • Be dependent* children or grandchildren (legal ward), age 26 and under, of full-time Emergent BioSolutions Inc. employees who have a minimum of six (6) consecutive months of employment and are in good standing with the company as of the application deadline.*Dependent children and grandchildren are defined as biological, step- or legally adopted children living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.
  • Be 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 or university or vocational technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).

Children of Vice Presidents and above are ineligible to apply.

Award Information:

  • If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $3,500 award.
  • Up to five (5) awards will be granted.
  • Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
  • Awards are for undergraduate study only.
  • One award will be designated to an applicant attending a vocational technical school or a two-year college if a qualified applicant exists.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in late May. 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 Emergent BioSolutions Inc. Payments are made in U.S. currency directly to the college or university 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
  • Honors
  • Work experience
  • Statement of career and educational goals and objectives
  • 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 officer or employee of Emergent BioSolutions Inc. play a part in the selection process. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

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

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf by 3:00 p.m.
Central Time on April 24, 2020.

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically through the Scholarship America Student Hub.

Emergent BioSolutions Inc. has partnered with Scholarship America. Select the button below to be directed to the Scholarship America Student Hub!