Objective and Criteria

Process for Application and Financial Award 

Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation awards post-secondary annual scholarships to residents living in a community owned and managed by Balfour Beatty Communities who are or will be attending a post-secondary accredited educational/technical institution in the 2021-2022 term and can demonstrate a financial need. Applicants must have an active lease in effect and be living on site at the time of the application.


All forms and supporting documents must be submitted online and no applications or supporting documentation will be accepted through the postal service or in email form. If you have questions regarding your application, you may write to Sharon Marcone at who can address your inquiries.


Scholarships will be awarded for the 2021-2022 school year based on review of the applicant’s academic performance, financial need, community involvement and extra-curricular activities. In addition, the applicant's essay is evaluated based on originality and content.


Submissions will not be accepted after March 18, 2021 (11:59 pm PT). The Foundation is not responsible for lost applications. Scholarship winners are anticipated to be notified by the Foundation by end of May of the same year. Upon award notification, the applicant must verify the technical school, college or university that he or she will attend including the school’s address for the scholarship payment. Once the information has been provided and verified, the Foundation will issue a check payable to the applicant's trade school, college or university.


All residents, including spouses and children, who live at a BBC-owned and managed property are eligible to apply.* Applicable properties include the entire military portfolio and the following communities in our campus and multifamily portfolio:​

  • Aspire 349

  • Aspire at Discovery Park

  • Avenue at Harbison

  • Chenal Pointe at the Divide

  • Landings at Lake Gray

  • Moretti 

  • Northside

  • Preserve at Bartlett

  • Preserve at Southwind

  • Preserve at Zephyr Ridge

  • Retreat at Schillinger

  • Ridgeland Place

  • Riverchase Landing

  • Waterchase

Each student or qualified resident must complete the application as well as meet the following requirements: Be a resident living in a Balfour Beatty Communities owned and managed military, student housing or multifamily community.

  • Hold a GPA of 3.0 or better

  • Participate in extra-curricular activities

  • Plan to attend an accredited college or trade school in the 2021-2022 academic school year

  • Submit the application including all related materials online by March 18, 2021 (11:59 pm PT)

  • Employees of Balfour Beatty Investments, Inc., Balfour Beatty Communities, LLC, Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions, LLC, and their affiliates are not eligible to participate in the Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation scholarship award program.

  1. Complete the Foundation Scholarship Application Form online. Do not leave any blanks. Write N/A if not applicable.

  2. Submit a copy of the most recent school transcript (official or unofficial) showing the applicant’s name. GPA must be at least 3.0.

  3. Write a 350-400 word essay on one of the following topics:

    • Discuss a special attribute or accomplishment that sets you apart.

    • What matters to you and why?

    • Describe a defining moment in your life and how it changed your view of your past or your future?  

    • What are your expectations on how further education will make an impact on your future?

  4. Demonstrate participation in extra-curricular and/or community activities.

Explanations / Exceptional Circumstances

Applicants may choose to submit an additional explanation of any unusual expenses, such as high medical expenses, elder care, or other special conditions that the applicant believes should be taken into account by the Foundation’s Scholarship Committee with their on-line application.


Acceptance of the scholarship award constitutes permission to use awardee’s name and photograph in newsletters, website promotions, and for other advertising purposes, unless prohibited by law. Parent or Legal Guardian must act for a minor.

The scholarship can only be used for qualified education expenses, as determined by the IRS. If the applicant is selected but does not have qualified education expenses or does not enroll in an eligible education institution for the 2021-2022 school term, the award will be forfeited.

*Employees of Balfour Beatty Investments, Inc., Balfour Beatty Communities, LLC, Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions, LLC, and their affiliates are not eligible to participate in the Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation scholarship award program.


2020 Scholarship Winners


1 Country View Road

Malvern, PA 19355


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