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* Applications will be accepted February 1, 2018-February 28, 2018


All scholarship applicants must be full-time students with a minimum overall GPA of 3.25 and committed to majoring in a discipline recruited by Phillips 66, typically business and engineering. Additionally, students are asked to demonstrate leadership abilities, involvement in student and professional organizations and an interest in a career in the energy industry. Upcoming juniors and seniors are eligible to participate in this program. You can find more details on eligibility here.

Do I need to reapply each year to continue my funding?

No. Once you’ve been selected for this program and provided you maintain all continuation requirements, your funding will continue until your expected graduation date. You’ll only be asked to reapply if you decide to extend your education beyond your original plans. Requirements to continue in the SHIELD Scholars program include:

  • Minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA
  • Continued enrollment in a discipline recruited by Phillips 66 and ongoing interest in a career in the energy industry
  • Maintain full-time student status
  • Active participation in activities and events developed for SHIELD Scholars, including a two-day onsite company forum

Are internships with Phillips 66 required?

While we hope you’ll want to test drive a career with us, an internship with Phillips 66 is not required to participate in the SHIELD Scholars program. We believe that your career is yours to define.

What other opportunities does Phillips 66 offer?

Visit our website to learn about current opportunities. We hold a highly competitive portfolio of businesses in the United States, Europe and other well-developed markets. We seek talented individuals from many different fields. Our employees enjoy competitive compensation and benefits packages, as well as challenging work. Our diverse workplace offers a variety of employee networks that provide a mix of development opportunities and social events.

What are the SHIELD Scholars enrichment activities all about?

Activities are arranged by your university and may include career development, leadership seminars, a lecture series, community service, cultural and sporting events, and visits to Phillips 66 locations. All are designed to help you make a smooth transition from school to work.

Is the SHIELD Scholar program ending?

No. We are just not adding any new scholars for the 2018-19 school year. Our goal is to continue the program in the 2019-20 school year but we do anticipate there will be some changes in the scope and program design. Check back in early 2019 for more details.

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