VHB has established the VHB Family Scholarship Program to help finance higher education for employees’ children. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited two-year or four-year institution of the student’s choice.
This scholarship 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 VHB Family Scholarship Program must be:
Note: Children of VHB’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors are ineligible to apply to this scholarship program.
*Dependent children are defined as natural and legally adopted children or stepchildren living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to five (5) awards will be granted.
Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Applicants will be notified in June. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of VHB. Payment is made in one installment in August.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
The program will utilize standard Scholarship America recipient selection procedures including the consideration of:
Financial need will not be considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of VHB 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:
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.
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than January 11, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.