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MEB Building Dreams Scholarship
Application status: Closed

Building a Brighter Future for Our MEB Family

At MEB, we understand the importance of education and the dreams it can help fulfill. We’re excited to introduce the MEB Building Dreams Scholarship, a program designed to support the higher education aspirations of our dedicated employees’ children and grandchildren. We’re committed to investing in our future generations because they hold the key to tomorrow.

Why Choose the MEB Building Dreams Scholarship?

  1. Empowering Your Future: Education is the key to unlocking potential, and we’re here to help you open that door. By applying for the MEB Building Dreams Scholarship, you’re taking a significant step towards a brighter future.
  2. Generous Scholarships: We’re proud to offer substantial scholarships to eligible candidates. Whether you’re pursuing a college degree, university education, or vocational-technical school training, we’re here to ease the financial burden. Our scholarships cover tuition, books, and other essential expenses.
  3. Educational Freedom: We understand that every educational journey is unique. The MEB Building Dreams Scholarship provides flexibility, allowing you to use the scholarship for various educational expenses.
  4. Investing in Tomorrow: Your education doesn’t just benefit you; it enriches your community and beyond. We want MEB Building Dreams Scholarship recipients to go on to make meaningful contributions in their chosen fields and have rewarding careers that support their dreams.

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 MEB Building Dreams Scholarship must:

    • Be dependent* children of full-time MEB employees as of the application deadline


  • Grandchildren of full-time MEB employees as of the application deadline date



  • High school seniors or graduates, current college undergraduates, or current graduate students
  • Plan to enroll in full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.


*Dependent children are defined as children living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by
the employee.


If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award. Up to 10 awards will be granted. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.


All applicants will be notified in February.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Sponsor. 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, as calculated by Scholarship America, will be considered. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate financial need.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of MEB 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 January 18, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.

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

MEB has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!

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