AIBC Scholarship

Application deadline: December 1

Educational Scholarships Program

American Independent Business Coalition (AIBC) awards scholarships of $5,000 each to students who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees and who meet the criteria listed below. Awards are based on grade point average and extracurricular activities. All requested information must be received by the Scholarship Committee before your application will be considered. Be sure to complete both sides of the application before submission, and please print clearly.

Click the button below to fill out an online AIBC Scholarship Application

Online Application

Download the application form.

Scholarship Requirements:

1. You must be either: a) AIBC Member whose membership is current and has been in good standing for the past 6 consecutive months; or b) spouse or child (28 years or younger) of an AIBC Member whose membership is current and has been in good standing for the past 6 consecutive months.

2. You must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative Grade Point Average at your current educational facility (high school or college). You must be able to show your GPA to the AIBC Scholarship Committee by e-mailing, faxing or mailing current educational facility-generated documents.

Applicant Checklist:

Scholarship Applications will not be considered without the additional information listed below. It can be e-mailed, faxed or mailed as attachments with your application. If sent separately, be sure to identify each item with your name and phone number.
(Please check off each item as you complete it.)

  1. A brief essay about why you feel you deserve an AIBC Scholarship. Include your educational goals.
  2. Two letters of recommendation. One letter should be from a teacher or administrator.
  3. Your high school and/or college transcript. Please send grades from the semester prior to the semester for which you are applying.
  4. A list of all your extracurricular activities and clubs.
  5. Any other information you feel is pertinent to your being considered for this scholarship.

Send Information to:

By email: scholar@aibcoalition.com
By fax: 636-530-7777
By mail:AIBC Scholarship Committee
12444 Powerscourt Drive, Suite 500A
St Louis, MO 63131

Note: Recipients of AIBC Scholarship Program funds may be advised to these proceeds based on applicable state and federal income tax rulings.

If You Get An Award
If you win an award, you will be required to provide a letter at the end of your scholarship period to update the selection committee on your academic progress and/or enhancement of your skills.

By applying for a scholarship, you agree that if an award is granted, your name and the name of the university you attend may be made public for promotional purposes.