2013 marks a new chapter for the Binc higher education scholarship program. Starting on February 18th, 2013 the program is open to all bookstore employees and their dependents in the United States that have at least one year of service in a bricks and mortar bookshop. The program for 2013 remains open to former Borders employees and their dependents too.
The 2013 program which runs through April 18th, 2013 will again offer up to $100,000 in scholarship awards. Binc will offer up to five $5,000 honor scholar awards and up to thirty $2,500 scholar awards.
This year Binc has simplified the online application making it easier than ever before. To apply, an applicant simply logs on to the Binc scholarship website and registers for a username and password. Once an applicant has registered there are seven pages that need to be completed to submit your application.
Page 1: Student information
Page 2: Bookstore employee or former Borders associate information
Page 3: Current college or university enrollment information
Page 4: Work experience
Page 5: Activities, Awards and Honors
Page 6: Goal statement
Page 7: Household financial information (FAFSA)
Since inception the Scholarship Program has awarded over $1M to booksellers pursuing post-secondary studies at accredited schools.
Don’t miss your chance, apply for a scholarship today!