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Order Of The Golden Rule Foundation Awards of Excellence Scholarship Program

Offered by The Order of the Golden Rule Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Nov 17, 2023
Multiple awards worth

$500 - $3,500

Grade level

College Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

December 2024

Scholarship Overview

The Order Of The Golden Rule Foundation Awards of Excellence Scholarship Program is a fantastic opportunity for students nearing completion of their mortuary science degree and about to enter the funeral profession. OGR is proud to support the next generation of funeral professionals by awarding annual scholarships totaling $10,000. Recipients can earn between $500 and $3,500 each. If you’re a mortuary science student looking for help funding your degree, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About The Order of the Golden Rule Foundation

The Order of the Golden Rule (OGR) is an association of independently owned funeral homes across North America and overseas who pledge to a strict code of ethical business and service standards conduct. The men and women at Golden Rule funeral homes lead their businesses with compassion, dignity and the cornerstone philosophy of "Service measured not by gold, but by the Golden Rule" (to do unto others as you would have them do unto you). OGR has worked for over 90 years to resolve common challenges that independently owned funeral homes face, and to prepare them for and guide them through the next stages of funeral service.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

College Students

Minimum GPA

3.0

Academic Interest

Funeral Services/Mortuary Science

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Essay

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