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TD Bank U.S. Achieve the Dream Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

TD Bank United States (U.S.) has established a scholarship program to assist children of eligible TD Bank and TD Securities Employees. This scholarship provides exceptional students with a one-time award to be used toward their educational expenses during their first year at an accredited college, university or vocational technical school. Awards are for one year only and are not renewable.

The program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, 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‚Äôs evaluation team.

Applicants to the Scholarship Program must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a dependent child* of an eligible TD Bank Employee or TD Securities Employee**, living in the Employee’s household; or primarily supported by the Employee.
    *Child is defined as son, daughter, stepson, stepdaughter, legally adopted child or legal ward of the Employee or their domestic partner of same or opposite sex.
    **Eligible TD Bank/TD Securities Employees must be actively employed for a minimum of 10 hours per week and in good standing with a minimum of one year of employment with TD Bank as of the application deadline.
  • Be applying for their first-full-time* year of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.
    *Full-time is defined as enrollment in 12 units/credit hours per term for the entire upcoming academic year.

The following are ineligible to apply:

  • Children of seasonal, temporary, intern or contract employees
  • Children of TD Bank Management Committee members
  • Students already attending a college, university or vocational-technical school
  • Grandchildren

Award information:

  • If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award.
  • Awards are for one year only and not renewable.
  • Awards are for undergraduate study only.


Applicants will be notified in May. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships:

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of TD Bank. Payments are made in one installment in late June. Student must complete their Scholarship Acceptance Form in order to receive payment.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • Statement of educational and career goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation

Financial need is not considered.

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

The selection process will not be influenced or affected by race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, nationality, creed, citizenship, alienage, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, mental or physical disability, veteran status, liability for military service, whistleblower status, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including testing, the refusal to submit to genetic testing and characteristics), or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law.

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

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online 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.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 4, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.

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

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