Click “Apply for this Scholarship” to create your account. Please be sure to remember your user-name and password as you will be permitted to save your progress and return to your application.
Qualified applicants must meet the below criteria:
If chosen as a finalist, applicant must also be enrolled at the time of the scholarship event in April 2019.
The application process includes an essay, question and answer portion and video submission. An official transcript is also required.
Write a 200-250 word personal statement describing (pick one of the following)
Videotape responses to the three ‘Required’ questions below. Your entire video, answering all 3 questions should be 3 – 5 minutes in length.
Question #1: Share with us what your thoughts are regarding your ability to help others. What do you plan to do that will set you apart from others in the profession?
Question #2: What life experiences have you encountered that will prepare you for your future in funeral service?
Question #3: What is the one personal characteristic that you find most important for a Funeral Service professional to possess and why?
Tips for filming your video:
Secure a copy and upload your most recent official transcript with your cumulative grade point average. If you are a newly enrolled student and have not received a transcript with your grades, please attach the last official transcript from your previous school. It is also recommended that you request a copy of your official transcript at least 3 weeks prior to the application deadline.
Once your official transcript is available, email it to Campus.Relations@sci-us.com by January 11, 2019 to have it added to your application.
Before clicking SUBMIT, ensure you have successfully completed your application and uploaded your personal statement, official transcript, resume (if applicable), and the URL to your uploaded video.
Who we are. What we do.
We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe.
We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.
SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at www.sci-corp.com.
As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.
Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V