The NEEBC Scholarship Program provides for annual awards scholarships of up to $5,000, supplementing other formal programs but will not exceed the annual tuition fee and on-campus room and board charges.
The awards will be renewed annually, upon submission of supporting documentation, for the amount of time normally required to earn a degree, but in no instance will exceed four years.
In order to be eligible, a student must:
A) Be a full-time or part-time college student (undergraduate or graduate) studying in an accredited academic program leading to a degree; residing either in New England, or enrolled in a college in New England.
B) Demonstrate an interest in a career in the employee benefits field through either course of study or work experience.
A) Current NEEBC Board and Emeriti members, their spouses, and dependents are not eligible.
B) Students who will graduate prior to July of the current year, are not eligible.
C) Students whose tuition for the fall is not payable to an accredited New England college or university are not eligible.
Awards will be based on demonstrated educational performance and benefit career aspirations and goals. Some of the criteria used by the Scholarship Committee in determining eligibility and awards are:
A) Specific employee benefit related study, activities and goals
B) School and community activities
C) Work experience
D) Future potential, and academic performance
Each applicant will be required to provide:
A) Completed Scholarship Application
B) All college transcript(s)
C) A minimum of two references from college professors, NEEBC members, or other benefits professionals.