RALEIGH — The Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina is pleased to offer the Fall 2015 BBB Torch Scholarships. Applications are now being accepted for this semi-annual essay scholarship program which recognizes students who personify high ethical standards as demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall personal integrity and academic history.
To be eligible, students must submit a 400-500 word essay, along with an application, transcript and a letter of recommendation from a BBB Accredited Business. Completed application packets are due by 5 p.m. Nov. 30.
Torch Scholarships are given to college-bound high school juniors, seniors, and college undergraduates who reside within BBB of Eastern North Carolina’s 33-county service area. Scholarship prizes totaling $12,000 will be awarded.
Fall 2015 Torch Scholarship Awards:
•$1,000 Confero, Inc. BBB Torch Scholarship
•$1,000 National Pawn BBB Torch Scholarship
•$1,000 Triangle Office Equipment, Inc. BBB Torch Scholarship
•$1,000 BBB Torch Scholarship
•$3,000 BBB Torch Scholarship
•$5,000 BBB Torch Scholarship
For more information, including the fall 2015 essay topic, an application form, letter of recommendation template, and list of requirements, see bbbscholarship.org. For assistance, please contact Mallory Wojciechowski at firstname.lastname@example.org.