BBB Student Ethics Award program recognizes high school students in their junior year, who personify high ethics demonstrated through leadership, community service, and overall personal integrity and academic history. A
student will be selected by an independent panel of judges to receive a scholarship of $2,500 to an accredited college or university of his or her choice. Scholarships must be applied within four years of receiving the award. Thefunds will be distributed directly to the school upon verification of the student's college enrollment. The scholarship must be applied toward school-related expenses including tuition, books, room and/or board, or other related items.Applicants must be residents of Connecticut and must plan to attend an accredited college or university in the U.S. The applicant must be a junior in high school and have a desire to continue his/her education. Students must write an essay (500 words or less) on the following prompt: "Character ethics are clear established principles that when acted on consistently produce virtuous behaviors such as: compassionate acts, honest answers, and just decisions. When character is instilled in leaders, leaders are more likely to act in ethical ways, meaning right is right even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong even if everyone is for it." Essays must be single spaced on 8.5" x 11" paper.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.