Scholarship Objective and Criteria

Process for Application and Financial Award

Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation awards post-secondary annual scholarships (ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 with the potential of being larger for exceptional submissions) to high school seniors, undergraduate and/or graduate students attending accredited educational/technical institutions and who can demonstrate financial need. Applicants must be the child of an active-duty service member stationed at any of the bases/ installations managed by Balfour Beatty Communities at the time of the application or be a resident of a Balfour Beatty owned community. All forms and supporting documents must be submitted in an email communication to or mailed to the address listed below. 

Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation
1 Country View Road
Malvern, PA 19355
Attn: Sharon Marcone

Each scholarship will be awarded for the 2015-2016 school year based on review of the applicant’s academic performance, financial need, community involvement and extra-curricular activities. In addition, we evaluate an applicant's essay based on originality and content.

All selections of scholarship recipients will be determined by the Foundation’s Board, and names and locations of applicants will not be revealed to the Board until after recipients have been chosen. The deadline for submission of scholarship applications must be postmarked April 15, 2015 and scholarship winners are expected to be notified by the Foundation on or around June 1st of the same year.

Scholarship Requirements & Application

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Explanations / Exceptional Circumstances

On a separate sheet, applicants may submit an explanation of any unusual expenses, such as high medical expenses, elder care, or other special conditions that the applicant believes should be taken into account by the Foundation’s Board.

One completed copy of the application form and related materials should be submitted by mail or email to the addresses listed above. It is recommended that applicants also print "Scholarship Application Enclosed" on the envelope for mailed applications.

Submissions postmarked after April 15, 2015 will not be accepted. The Foundation is not responsible for lost applications. On or about June 1st of each year, the Foundation will notify the winners of their award, and, upon award notification, the applicant must verify the college or university that he or she will attend. Once the information has been provided and verified, the Foundation will issue a check payable to the applicant's College or University.

Acceptance of scholarship award constitutes permission to use awardee’s name and photograph in newsletters, in website promotions, and for other advertising purposes, unless prohibited by law. Parent or Legal Guardian must act for a minor.

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