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Brighthouse Financial Scholarship and Internship for Minority Students

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Create a sustaining legacy to help minority students make a difference today and in the future.

Brighthouse Financial Scholar Connections Scholarship Program (12th Grade)


Brighthouse Scholar Connections, Inc. (“Scholar Connections”), a tax-exempt non-profit corporation, was established to expand educational opportunities in higher education for students who are members of historically underrepresented or disadvantaged populations due to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, or similar factors (“Underrepresented Students").


•Minority students

•Merit- and financial need-based

•Amounts: Can be up to $10,000 per student per year

•Opportunity to participate in a Summer 2024 paid internship at Brighthouse Financial.


Applicants must:

  • Be a member of a group that historically has been underrepresented or disadvantaged in institutions of higher education due to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, or similar factors.

  • Have a 2.7 Weighted GPA

  •  Attend one of BHF target schools or universities on a full-time basis.​

  • Demonstrate financial hardship warranting the need for financial assistance​​

Scholarship Application Process (Due October 31, 2023) Click Blue Button Below

Applying for the Scholarship Program qualifies a student for the Internship Program

  • Resume

  • A 200-word Personal Statement about who you are and why you would like to participate in the Brighthouse Financial Scholar Connections Program.

  • School Transcript (See Mr. Webb in Student Services for a copy of your transcript)

  • A letter of recommendation from a teacher, advisor, guidance counselor or administrator from your current Educational Institution.

  • A 2023-2024 college acceptance letter (due no later than April 15, 2024)

•    The response one of these questions:​

  • If you had the authority to change your community in a positive way, what specific changes would you make?

  • Describe a mentor or role model who has had a significant influence on your life and academic journey. How have they inspired you to become a better version of yourself? 

  • Discuss a challenge or setback you experienced in school and how it has shaped your resilience and determination to succeed.

  • Describe a time when you collaborated with others to achieve a common goal. What role did you play, and what did you learn from the experience? 




This application and all supporting documents must be submitted by October 31, 2023. If you are a high school senior, you must complete this application by the deadline, but have until April 15, 2024 to submit your college acceptance letter. Please send a copy of your college acceptance letter to

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