2024 Mars Petcare Purpose and Pawsibilities Scholarship

For the second year in a row, Mars Petcare is offering scholarships to give underrepresented minority students in its hometown community more educational opportunities, so they can share their talents, voice and purpose for a better future for people and pets.

About the Scholarship

Five $10,000 scholarships are available to help cover the cost of tuition and other educational expenses for students who plan to enroll in a 4-year degree program in a business- or pet-related field. Awarded students will also be eligible for an internship with Mars Petcare during their junior year of college.


The scholarship is open to students who are:

  • Residents of Williamson or Davidson counties in Tennessee
  • Underrepresented minority high school students as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau
  • Starting first year of college between Fall 2024 and Summer 2025
  • Enrolled/planning to enroll in an accredited Bachelor’s degree program in a business- or pet-related field
  • And have a minimum high school cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5

Apply March 15 – May 12!

Applications for the scholarships will be accepted from Friday, March 15, through Sunday, May 12, at 11:59 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT).*

Click here to learn more and apply.

* Revised application deadline as of 5/6/24.

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