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The Ensign-Bickford Foundation Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

The Ensign-Bickford Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. global employees’ children who plan to continue their education in college.

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 Ensign-Bickford Foundation Scholarship Program must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be dependent* children, age 26 and under, of full-time Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. global employees who have a minimum of two (2) years of employment with the company as of the application deadline date (inclusive of prior service with any acquired company).
    *Dependent children are defined as biological children, step children or legally adopted children, or if their legal guardian is the employee.
  • Be high school graduates or current postsecondary undergraduates. Students outside the United States must be in their final year of upper or higher secondary school or be current technical or university level students.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two or four-year college or university (or the international equivalent) for the entire upcoming academic year.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent).

Dependents of executive leadership and vice presidents are ineligible to apply.


If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 USD award. Up to 16 awards of up to $5,000 USD will be granted. Awards must not exceed the total cost of attendance for the student.

Provided there are qualified applicants, recipients will be selected in proportion to the number of applicants from each geographic area, including outside the United States.

Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.


All applicants will be notified in July via email.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Ensign-Bickford Foundation. The award checks will be issued in U.S. currency. Wire transfers are available for students outside the United States. 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

Academic evaluation of international applicants will include a review of the grade/mark average based on the grading system used in the applicant’s country and a review of the results of academic examinations.

Financial need will not be considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. or The Ensign-Bickford Foundation play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept decisions as final.

Students may re-apply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. Prior year recipients may re-apply but will be limited to a lifetime maximum of $10,000 USD in awards. First time recipients will be given priority.

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 June 27, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.

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

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