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Royal Neighbors Scholarship Program

Royal Neighbors is proud to support our members pursuing post-secondary education at a community college, trade or vocational school, or a four-year institution. Royal Neighbors members who have a financial product with us are eligible to apply to receive an annual scholarship to assist with tuition costs. The application for scholarships to be awarded for the 2022-2023 academic year opens on December 1, 2021.

An Easy Application Process

1. Be prepared with your Royal Neighbors Certificate number. Need help? Call (800) 627-4762
2. Access the application starting December 1, 2021
3. Create or log into the online application system
4. Answer four essay questions
5. Submit transcripts or work history
6. Submit application by March 1, 2022

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Scholarship Criteria

  • Applicants must be a Beneficial Member* of Royal Neighbors over the age of 16
  • Must be attending or planning to attend a two-year or four-year accredited college or university or seeking a vocational or skilled trade degree as a full-time student
  • Amounts awarded are either $5,000 or $1,000 depending on degree type
  • Applicant must provide high school transcripts demonstrating a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • If graduation from high school was more than 10 years ago, applications can choose to demonstrate a strong work history as well as provide a professional reference instead of submitting transcripts
  • Applicants must answer four essay questions
  • Dependent children of Royal Neighbors of America board members and senior executives are not eligible to receive scholarships

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*Scholarships are awarded annually at the discretion of Royal Neighbors and winners are chosen by previously selected outside judges from local colleges. Only qualifying applicants who are selected by the outside judges will receive scholarship funds. An active Beneficial Member is insured by Royal Neighbors or is the owner of an annuity or settlement contract with Royal Neighbors, who is not currently on Extended Term Insurance.

Member programs are provided at the discretion of Royal Neighbors of America and are not available in all states. They are not part of any insurance or annuity contract and are not guaranteed. Insurance or annuity products should not be purchased for eligibility or maintenance of nonguaranteed membership programs. These products should only be purchased if they meet the financial needs of the applicant. Member programs are available at no extra cost.
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Form #: P00033; Rev. 5-2021