Last Call for BBB Student Scholarship Applications!

November 21, 2013

Better Business Bureau servingEastern North Carolina is pleased to offer the 2013 BBB Torch Scholarships. Applicationsare now being accepted for this annual essay scholarship program whichrecognizes students who personify high ethics as demonstrated through leadership,community service, overall personal integrity and academic history.

Torch Scholarships are given tocollege-bound high school juniors, seniors, and college undergraduates whoreside within BBB of Eastern North Carolina’s 33-county service area. Scholarshipprizes of $2,000 (first place), $1,500 (second place), and $1,000 (third place)will be awarded. Applications will be evaluated by an independent panel ofjudges from business communities in eastern North Carolina.

To be eligible, students must submita 400-500 word essay, along with an application,transcript and aletter of recommendation from a BBB Accredited Business. The 2013 TorchScholarship essay topic is “How can ethical businesses utilize socialmedia to reach younger demographics?”

Completed application packets aredue by 5 p.m. on Monday, December 2, 2013. Scholarship recipients will benotified by mid-December and recognized at a special luncheon in early 2014.

For more information, includingan application form, letterof recommendation template, and list of requirements, pleasevisit

For assistance,please contact Mallory Wojciechowski at