Since 1999, Newcomer Funeral Service Group has supported continuing education through our Scholarship Program. As of 2015, we have awarded over $300,000 to more than 300 students in the communities we serve.
We are committed to excellence in funeral service education and in 2016 devoted 100% of our scholarship awards to mortuary science students who demonstrate our core values of Excellence, Trust, Care and Growth. Newcomer Funeral Service Group has dedicated $25,000 in scholarship monies to be awarded annually: Six (6) $3,500 scholarships and eight (8) $500 scholarships to be awarded to the most qualified applicants from across the country.
For more information about the scholarship program and applicant eligibility requirements, please reference the Information Flyer and FAQ's or contact our scholarship coordinator.
Scholarships of $3,500 each are awarded to full-time mortuary science students. Partial scholarships of $500 are awarded to part-time mortuary science students. Checks will be made out to the recipient’s school. Applications and all required materials must be received by the scholarship deadline.
Eligible recipients must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States, have a high school diploma or GED, and be currently enrolled in a mortuary science program, or be a graduating high school senior who intends to enroll in a mortuary science program.
Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours or 18 quarter hours in a program of mortuary science education in an institution accredited with the ABFSE for the semester for which the scholarship will be applied. Students also must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
Applicants must upload an application, college transcripts (or high school transcripts if applicable), letters of recommendation and essay to Newcomer Funeral Service Group by the scholarship deadline.
Please email us for more information.