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BB&T Scholarship Program

The BB&T Scholarship is awarded to the children of associates of BB&T and its subsidiaries based on a selection and application process that begins during the child's junior year of high school. The program and the selection process are administered by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), an independent, not-for-profit organization.

The purpose of the BB&T Scholarship program is to identify and honor exceptionally able high school students whose parents work for BB&T. Each BB&T scholarship stipend is $1,000 per year up to 4 years of undergraduate college study or until bachelor's degree requirements are completed, whichever occurs first. BB&T will award up to 20 scholarships annually. The recipient's annual stipend will not be affected by other scholarship aid or by an approved change in college.

Program Criteria

Learn more about being considered for the BB&T Scholarship and the criteria to be met.

Selection Process

Winners will be chosen from a group of candidates who:

  • Score high on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test; and

  • Are notified by NMSC in the fall of the student's senior year that they may receive further consideration for a scholarship by meeting several academic and other requirements set by NMSC.

Learn more about the selection process.

Entry Form and Additional Information

A link to the BB&T Scholarship Program entry form will be announced through a corporate email in the fall of each year. Requests for additional information about the BB&T Scholarship Program may be directed to the Compensation & Benefits Communication Administration at CommunicationAdministration@BBandT.com.

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