About the Scholarship

NEEBC's Scholarship Program was established and is sponsored to further the vision of the council to advance the education of individuals and help them pursue the education of their dream.

Careers in employee benefits include careers in the actuarial sciences, ERISA and legal aspects of employee benefits, careers in pension design and planning, work and family issues, and careers in corporate employee-benefits design, analysis, and management.

Part-time/full-time undergraduate students and graduate students are eligible to receive this award and awards are distributed based on the candidates' academic performance.


How to apply for this scholarship?

  • To begin with this scholarship application, all recipients must complete the online form which is available on the official website.

  • Applicants are also required to provide their college/institution's academic transcript to demonstrate their excellence in academics.

  • Along with the application, if an applicant has obtained any honors, awards, and leadership skills then he/she has to demonstrate it by submitting the related documents.

  • He/she must write an answer to an essay question asked on the application form.

  • A recipient must also provide two recommendation letters from his/her faculty members, NEEBC members, or other benefits professionals.


Award Amount and Deadline

The NEEBC Scholarship Program provides for annual awards scholarships of up to $5,000. The awards will be renewed annually, upon submission of supporting documentation, for the amount of time normally required to earn a degree, but in no instance will exceed four years.

The deadline date for this scholarship is fixed on 1st April. All applicants are required to submit the scholarship application form on or before the deadline date to avoid getting their application disqualified.


Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be a college student (undergraduate or graduate) studying in an accredited academic program leading to a degree; residing either in New England, or enrolled in a college in New England.

  • A student must be a legally recognized citizen of the United States or an eligible non-US citizen.

  • The applicant must demonstrate an interest in a career in the employee benefits field through either course of study or work experience.