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The program is currently closed.


The TJX Companies, Inc. Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

The TJX Companies, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist Associates and their children who plan to pursue postsecondary 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, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the TJX Companies, Inc. Scholarship Program must be:

  • Associates or children of Associates of the domestic The TJX Companies, Inc. Associates must have received at least a “Meets Expectations” on their most recent performance evaluation, completed one year* of employment with the company and worked a minimum of 900 hours in the 12 months prior to January 1, 2021.
    *Questions regarding length of employment or number of hours worked should be directed to HR Express (888-627-6299).
  • High school seniors or graduates, who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Award Amounts

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $1,000 award. Up to 100 awards will be granted each year. Awards are not renewable. Only non-recipients may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. Recipients may only receive one award.

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, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or associate of The TJX Companies, Inc. play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.


Applicants will be notified by the end of May. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Associates must be employed at the time awards are paid in August.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of The TJX Companies, Inc. Payments are made in one installment in early August.

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

  • 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 recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 4, 2021 3:00 pm.

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

The TJX Companies, Inc. has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!