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Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist students who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

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.

Applicants to the Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Scholarship Program must be:

  • High school seniors living in or attending school in Alabama’s Jefferson or Tuscaloosa County who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school by Fall 2021.

OR

  • High school seniors who are dependent* children of full-time Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. Team Members who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school by Fall 2021.
    *Dependent children are defined as natural and legally adopted children or stepchildren living in the Team Member’s household or primarily supported by the Team Member.

Children of Management Team members are not eligible. 

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2000 award. Up to 10 awards will be granted. Awards are not renewable.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

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 goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online appraisal.

Financial need is not considered. Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. 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.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in early May.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. Payment is made in one installment early August.

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.

One online appraisal form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 19, 2021 3:00 pm.

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

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!