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Stanley Black & Decker Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Stanley Black & Decker offers a competitive scholarship program to assist employees’ children who plan to pursue post-secondary education in college and vocational programs. Scholarships are offered for full-time study at any accredited post-secondary institution of the student’s choice.

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.

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Applicants to the Stanley Black & Decker Scholarship Program must:

  • Be a child* of a full-time or part-time** employee of Stanley Black & Decker and its divisions and subsidiaries with a minimum of 90 days service as of the application deadline date in the following countries:
    • Canada
    • Mexico
    • The United States

    *Child is defined as the son, daughter, stepson, stepdaughter, legally adopted child, or legal ward supported solely by the guardian.
    **Part-time is defined as a regular part-time employee who is scheduled to work more than 25 hours per week regularly.

  • Be high school seniors/students, between the ages of 17 and 25, in their final year of upper or higher secondary school, graduates, current technical or college/university undergraduate students
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school (or equivalent) for the entire upcoming academic year


If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award ranging from $1,000 to $2,500. Up to 40 awards may be granted. Three awards of $2,500 each may be granted to students majoring in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

A recipient may receive only one scholarship sponsored by Stanley Black & Decker.

Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. Renewable awards from previous cycles will be honored for previous eligible recipients.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.


Applicants will be notified mid-July. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Stanley Black & Decker. Payment is made in one installment in late-August. Checks are mailed to each recipient’s home address and are made payable to the school for the student.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • A statement of educational and career goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Stanley Black & Decker play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

As part of your application, you must upload the following document:

  • 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 an official copy of those test scores separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.
  • Upper secondary school diploma or certificate, if earned (International applicants only).
  • Results of examinations (International applicants only).
  • English translations for any non-English documents.

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

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