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Phillips 66 SHIELD Scholars Program



shieldAt Phillips 66, we strive to attract, develop and lead talented individuals in their careers, while furthering our efforts to positively impact the energy market with diversity of thought and global perspective. If you have the potential, we offer a unique opportunity to explore your strengths through our SHIELD Scholars program. This highly valued scholarship is available to a select group of exceptional students from outstanding academic institutions. Designed to help you make a smooth transition from student to professional, the program offers several distinct advantages:

  • $3,500 Annual Scholarship that can continue throughout your education, as well as internship opportunities and recognition
  • Involvement in enrichment opportunities, cultural events, community service and engagement programs, organized by your university
  • Leadership activities that focus on service learning and personal growth
  • Development through mentoring and guidance from an assigned Phillips 66 professional who walked in your path just a few years earlier

Could you be one of our Students Heightening Involvement in Education, Learning and Development? Use this site to learn more and apply. We look forward to hearing from you as a potential SHIELD Scholar.


The Phillips 66 SHIELD Scholars program is designed for high-potential undergraduate students who have an interest in our industry and who meet certain academic and activity requirements.

Minimum qualifications to apply for the SHIELD Scholars program:

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to participate and can apply the second semester of their freshman, sophomore or junior year
  • Enrollment as a full-time student: a minimum of 12 hours/semester for undergraduate students
  • Minimum 3.25 cumulative college retention GPA (un-weighted)
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and involvement in student and professional organizations
  • Strong interest in a potential career in the energy industry
  • Pursuing a degree in an applicable major:
    • Accounting/Finance
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Management Information Systems
    • Materials Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering

In order to continue in the SHIELD Scholars program, a student must maintain the above requirements and actively participate in activities and events developed for SHIELD Scholars, including a two-day onsite company forum. If you have any questions, please reach out to your University Coordinator.


Finalists were invited to interview by email on April 17, 2019.