The Brothers Scholarship

The purpose of the Brothers Scholarship Program is to assist the children of Heritage group employees with the cost of higher education and to encourage those students to invest in their future by obtaining a college degree. 

The program awards scholarships of $2,000 to select qualifying dependents of eligible employees of the Heritage Group companies. The scholarships are also renewable for up to three years based on continued satisfactory academic performance and employee eligibility. Brothers Scholarships are also available to previous applicants.  

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Who can apply?

To be eligible for the Brothers Scholarship, students must meet the following criteria: 

Age 24 or under

Dependent of a full-time Heritage Group company employee

High school senior, high school graduate, GED holder, or currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two or four-year college or university

How are Brothers Scholars selected?

Scholarships are evaluated by Scholarship America, a leading independent administrator of scholarship programs around the country, and are awarded based on consideration of the following criteria. 

FINANCIAL NEED

ACADEMIC RECORD

honors

work experience

statement of goals and aspirations

unusual personal or family circumstances

demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities

How do I apply?

The online application can be accessed on February 15, 2021 at 6am CST at: https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/brothers. 

Applications must be submitted online by March 23, 2021 at 11pm CST at in order to be considered for the academic year. 

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Questions? If you have any questions regarding the Brothers Scholarship Program, please contact brothers@scholarshipamerica.org.

Scholarship Testimonial

Rebeckah Valdez will graduate nearly debt-free from New Mexico State University next year thanks to the Brothers Scholarship and other financial aid. A Business Administration major with a minor in Marketing and Management, Rebeckah is extremely grateful to be a Brothers Scholar. “Some of the scholarships I received were only for my freshman year. Having this scholarship all four years is allowing me to graduate without the burden of debt so I can focus on starting my career. I wouldn’t be here without this program.” (Pictured with Mom, Dora Cervantes, an Operations Manager for Heritage Interactive Services.)
Rebeckah Valdez
Scholarship Recipient
Erika Cruz, a Biology major at Purdue Northwest University says that knowing that a scholarship provided by her dad’s company is helping her afford college has motivated her to make the most of the experience. “So many kids aren’t able to go to school due to finances. I know how fortunate I am to have this opportunity and I don’t take any of it for granted.” After graduation, Erika plans to pursue a master’s degree and ultimately earn a doctorate to become a physician’s assistant.
Erika Cruz
Erika is the daughter of Jose Cruz, Account Representative with Heritage Environmental Services