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Better Business Bureau Student of Integrity Scholarship

Deadline: April 5, 2024

BBB Student of Integrity Scholarship 



The BBB Student of Integrity Scholarship Program has been established to:

  • Recognize high school seniors who personify the values of leadership and integrity 

  • Emphasize the importance of ethical behavior, community service and academic accomplishments

  • Strengthen BBB ties to the communities it serves

  • Establish relationships with future business leaders


  • Qualifies as a high school senior

  • Plans to continue education after high school graduation

  • Special consideration will be given to students who demonstrate financial need and who plan to attend an institution within the BBB service area
  • Resides in BBB’s service area - Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and South Dakota. Eligible counties in Iowa include: Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Montgomery, Pottawattamie and Shelby. Eligible counties in Missouri include: Adair, Andrew, Atchison, Bates, Benton, Buchanan, Caldwell, Cass, Chariton, Clay, Clinton, Cooper, Daviess, De Kalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Henry, Holt, Howard, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Mercer, Morgan, Nodaway, Pettis, Platte, Putnam, Randolph, Ray, Saline, Schuyler, Scotland, Sullivan and Worth. All counties in Kansas, Nebraska and South Dakota are eligible.     



Three $2,000 scholarships will be presented to students from each of the following areas:

1. Omaha Metro Area & Southwest Iowa
2. Lincoln Metro Area & Greater Nebraska
3. South Dakota
4. Kansas Plains
5. Kansas City & Western Missouri

Scholarship recipients will be selected by an independent panel of judges from the academic and business communities and will be awarded based on the following judging criteria:

  • Essay Content

  • Community Service

  • Leadership

  • Academic

The names of the 15 award winners will be announced by BBB Midwest Plains in May 2024.

Award winners will each receive a $2,000 scholarship to an accredited school/college of their choice. Scholarships will be distributed directly to their post-secondary institutions upon verification of enrollment. 

Scholarships must be applied toward tuition and/or room and board.

Winners will be asked to provide a photo to be used by the BBB in marketing materials and on social media.


​Click here for more information and to complete the application: