Tradition of Caring Mortuary Science Scholarship from NFSGI

Tradition of Caring Mortuary Science Scholarship from NFSGI

Scholarships

Tradition of Caring ® Mortuary Science Scholarship

Newcomer Funeral Service Group is committed to excellence in funeral service education. We annually award $25,000 in scholarships to mortuary science students who demonstrate our core values of Excellence, Trust, Care and Growth.

This scholarship is open to:

  • All students enrolled in a mortuary science program during the 2016-2017 school year.
  • High school seniors who intend to enroll in a mortuary science course of study.

Awards are for undergraduate study only and all institutions must be accredited with the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE).

Scholarships in the amounts of $3,500 and $500 are awarded annually and will be paid directly to the recipient’s institution. Recipients are selected from applicants who meet all eligibility requirements. The application deadline is October 15, 2016.

Families rely on us for experience, understanding and integrity in their time of need. Our Tradition of Caring® scholarship program is a demonstration of our continued commitment to our industry and the communities we serve.

For more information about the scholarship program and applicant eligibility requirements, please reference the Information Flyer and FAQ's or contact our scholarship coordinator.

Frequently Asked Questions

Applications must be received by October 15, 2016.

The scholarship is open to all students pursuing a degree in mortuary science who will be enrolled during the 2016-2017 school year, as well as high school seniors who intend to enroll in a mortuary science course of study.

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 at an ABFSE-accredited institution for the semester in which the scholarship will be applied. They must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

All applicants must submit an application, college transcripts (or high school transcripts if applicable) and letters of recommendation. Applicants will also submit an essay explaining why they have chosen mortuary science as a profession, providing one example that demonstrates one of Newcomer Funeral Service Group’s Core Values of Excellence, Trust, Care and Growth.

Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $3,500 and $500. Full-time mortuary science students are eligible for either amount. Part-time mortuary science students are eligible for the $500 awards. Scholarships are non-renewable; however, past recipients may reapply annually.

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