Mercedes-Benz Vans Charleston has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs and high school seniors in South Carolina’s Dorchester, Charleston or Berkeley counties.
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 Mercedes-Benz Vans Charleston Rising Star Scholarship Program must be:
Children of leadership team members Level 4 and greater are not eligible.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to eighteen awards will be granted.
Awards are for one year only and recipients may not reapply.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
All applicants will be notified by April 1st.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC. Payment is made in August.
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 Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC. 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:
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.