Up to $25,000 per year, renewable for up to three years plus one additional year for those entering a five-year engineering program, or until a bachelor's degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent on the recipient maintaining: a cumulative 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale); full-time enrollment; and a major in an eligible field of study. Awards may be used for undergraduate study only. The scholarships can be used toward the total cost of tuition, fees, books, supplies, required equipment, room and board and other allowable expenses, less other gift aid known at the time of application (scholarships, grants and other awards that do not have to be paid back). The Buick Achievers National Scholarships will be processed in two equal installments on Aug. 15 and Dec. 30. Checks are mailed to each recipient's home address and made payable to the school.
50 awards offered annually.
The Buick Achievers Scholarship is proudly funded by the GM Foundation. Scholarship Management Services administers the scholarship on behalf of the GM Foundation. Scholarship recipients are selected based on the following factors: academic achievement; financial need; and participation and leadership in community and school activities, work experience, and interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industry. Special consideration will be given to the following applicants: first-generation college, female, minority, military veteran or a dependent of military personnel. Please note: The majority of scholarships will be awarded to students majoring in engineering/technology fields. Each applicant will be notified of his/her status in mid-April. Provisional award recipients will be sent notification requesting additional information be mailed to Scholarship Management Services to validate self-declared application information. These provisional recipients must respond completely by the given deadline for further scholarship consideration. Non-recipients will receive notification via email. Excluded from consideration are employees and relatives of employees of Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America and their affiliates and subcontractors, and GM Foundation directors, officers, and staff and their relatives. Relatives of General Motors employees are eligible.
The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please che ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.
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