The Binc Foundation announced today that it will be accepting applications from January 14, 2018 until March 5, 2018 for the 2018 Binc Foundation Scholarship Program. The program will offer up to 27 higher education awards totaling $109,000 to eligible current bookstore employees/owners and their dependents as well as eligible former Borders Group employees and their dependents. As part of the scholarship program, awards may be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and room and board.
Awards will be given as follows:
- Twenty-Four awards of $3,500 each.
- Two awards of $10,000 each to the top two candidates overall. At least one (1) of the $10,000 awards will be granted to an Industry affiliated applicant.
- One Karl Pohrt Tribute Award of $5,000 will be awarded to a independent bookseller who has overcome learning adversity or is a non-traditional student.
For more information or to apply, visit the Binc Foundation website here.