FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find frequently asked questions about the BWXT Scholarship Program. Additional information can be found in the Guidelines documentation. 


When does the application close?

The BWXT Scholarship will accept applications starting March 1, 2019 and will close April 15, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. 


What materials do I need to apply?

Students should be prepared to provide a personal essay, standard contact information, college application/acceptance information, work history (if applicable) and an overview of extracurricular and/or personal activities. Written letters of recommendation and resumes are optional. Guidance counselors and parent or guardian(s) must also complete a task on behalf of the student before the application can be submitted. To achieve these steps, students will need the name and valid email address for both parties. 


How do I apply?

To apply, you must create an account. To do so, select "Log In" in the upper right corner and create a new account. Please note, you should provide an active email address as you will be asked to validate your information.  Returning users do not need to establish a new account.


Who do I contact if I have questions?

All questions should be addressed to scholarships@bwxt.com.


When will I be notified of the selection decision?

Applicants can expect to be notified of a scholarship award in late June. However, applicants can log on to the application portal at any time to check the status of his/her application.


How can scholarship funds be used?

The award may be used to pay for tuition, books, lab fees, room and board or other educational expenses.


What happens if a scholarship recipient fails to meet the minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) requirement?

If a student's GPA drops below the minimum requirement of 2.5, is not considered in good standing with the school, or fails to continue in school full-time for the entire academic year without interruption barring illness, emergency or military service, the student is no longer eligible for the program and all remaining funds will be forfeited.



Don't see the answer to your question? Email us at scholarships@bwxt.com.