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ABFSE Scholarship for Funeral Service Education

Offered by American Board of Funeral Service Education

Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Jul 24, 2023
Multiple awards worth


Grade level

College Students

Application deadline:


Scholarship Overview

Are you pursuing education in funeral service or mortuary science programs? You might want to consider applying for the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE) Scholarship! This scholarship is awarded annually to students who are studying funeral service or mortuary sciences through an accredited college, university, or educational program. In order to apply for this scholarship, you should also have at least one academic semester of study under your belt. Other than that, you’ll just need to complete the online scholarship application form and submit all other necessary documents. The scholarship is funded directly through the American Board of Funeral Service Education, America’s leader in mortuary science education and access. Every year, several students are awarded scholarships worth between $1,500 and $2,500 to help pay for their studies. If you’re a student in the US who is pursuing funeral service or mortuary sciences through an accredited program, then we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

Applicants must be studying funeral service or mortuary sciences, and have completed at least one semester of study, in addition to the below requirements.

Grade Level

College Students


US Citizens, Permanent Residents, DACA

Minimum GPA

No GPA requirement

Academic Interest

Funeral Services/Mortuary Science

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application. You’ll also need to provide a resume of community/volunteer/work experience, and send a confirmation document after you have formally applied, in addition to the below application materials.


Proof of enrollment

Academic transcript

Letters of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact American Board of Funeral Service Education at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

No, the ABFSE Scholarship for Funeral Service Education is not renewable.

Is this scholarship open to international or DACA students?

No, this scholarship is open to U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, and DACA recipients.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).
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