H&R Block has established a scholarship program to assist children and grandchildren of associates, franchisees, and franchise 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 H&R Block Children of Associates Premier Scholarship (CAPS) Program must:
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to 20 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.
All applicants will be notified in April.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of H&R Block. Payment is made in mid-July.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of H&R Block 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.
H&R Block is committed to Make Every Block Better
Make Every Block Better is H&R Block’s community impact platform aimed at reducing isolation and disconnectedness in communities nationwide and is rooted in the company’s Purpose: To provide help and inspire confidence in our clients and communities everywhere.
In 2,000 characters (approximately 500 words), please respond to the following:
How are you working to Make Every Block Better in your community? This could include your volunteer experiences, how you improve your neighborhood and/or hometown, any leadership roles at your school or youth groups, and/or any other projects or efforts you think we should know about.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
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.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.