BBB Ethics and Integrity Scholarship Deadline Is May 5

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Students in Mahoning, Columbiana and Trumbull counties have an opportunity to earn an extra $1,000 toward college.

The Better Business Bureau’s Ethics & Integrity Scholarship Program offers five $1,000 one-year scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are employed by or are the children or grandchildren of owners or employees of Accredited Businesses, according to a press release. The deadline to apply is May 5.

Scholarships are awarded based on demonstration of leadership skills, community service, academic achievement, and a written essay on what ethics and integrity mean to the candidate. The goal of the BBB’s scholarship program is to provide information and develop resources that promote and build awareness of ethical business practices and marketplace trust, according to the release.

Applicants must also:

  • Be a high school senior, with a primary residence in Columbiana, Mahoning, or Trumbull County.
  • Have plans to attend a college, university, community college, or trade school in the year immediately following high school graduation.
  • Submit required materials – postmarked or emailed by May 5, 2021.
  • Be available on July 14, 2021, to receive the scholarship award at the BBB’s Scholarship Presentation.

Click HERE to download the application.

The Ethics & Integrity Scholarship is sponsored by Farmers Trust Co. and the Sweeney Auto Group, and is a component fund of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.