MALVERN, PA — Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation, Balfour Beatty Communities’ non-profit organization, has opened its annual academic scholarship application period with more than $100,000 in scholarships currently estimated to be available for the 2023/2024 school year. The scholarship is open to Balfour Beatty Communities-owned and managed properties residents. Recipients are selected based on academic performance, community service, involvement in extracurricular activities, and financial need.
“We are pleased to continue our college scholarship program for the 15th consecutive year, in support of our residents who are making a positive impact on the world,” said Leslie Cohn, member of the Board of Directors at Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation. “As part of our mission to support our communities, we are helping scholars pursue their dreams and ambitions by reducing financial barriers so that they feel empowered to learn and inspired to continue achieving their goals. I encourage residents who meet the eligibility criteria to apply.”
To be eligible for a Foundation scholarship, applicants must:
- Reside at a Balfour Beatty Communities-owned and managed military, student housing, or multifamily community;
- Hold a GPA of 3.0 or better;
- Participate in extra-curricular activities; and
- Plan to attend an accredited college or trade school in the 2023/2024 academic school year.
In addition to completing the online application form, applicants are required to submit an essay that allows the selection committee to learn more about them on a personal level.
Since 2009, the Foundation has awarded more than 550 scholarships and over $1.2 million to assist deserving students and future community leaders in their pursuit of a post-secondary education.
All applications and related materials must be received by March 23, 2023 (11:59 pm PT). To apply and for more information, visit www.bbcommunitiesfoundation.org/scholarships.
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