Aaron Montgomery Memorial Vocational Scholarship $100-$499
Sponsor: Henry County Community Foundation
Eligibility: Applicants must be a graduating senior and a student in machine trades in the New Castle area career program. Students must be enrolled in an accredited vocational school. Applicants must have a 97 percent attendance rate. Students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Students must have a financial need.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
700 South Memorial Drive P.O. Box 6006 New Castle, IN 47362
Eligibility: Students must be enrolled at an Foundry Educational Foundation (FEF) member school, a school located in Wisconsin or a school located in a state that is adjacent to Wisconsin. They also must have previous work experience, preferably in the cast metal industry. Selection is based on the student's academic record, his or her residential proximity to the AFS Wisconsin Chapter area, the proximity of the student's school to the AFS Wisconsin Chapter area, relevance of the student's degree program to the cast metal industry and relevant work experience.
How to apply: Applications are available online. A completed FEF profile and supporting documents are required.
Eligibility: Applicants must submit a resume, two letters of recommendation, grade transcripts and an essay outlining their academic and professional goals. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
Dr. Robert and Anna Shaw Citizenship Scholarship $1,000
Sponsor: Student Aid Alberta
Eligibility: Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and residents of Alberta who will graduate from a Sexsmith Secondary School in the current academic year and will be enrolled full-time in a post-secondary program related to agriculture, engineering, fine arts or the trades. Students must show high academic standing during their senior year of high school and demonstrate high leadership qualities. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities and the overall strength of the application.
Sponsor: Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students who have completed 30 or more credit hours at a postsecondary institution located in the United States or Canada. They must be studying manufacturing engineering, technology or a related subject and must have plans to pursue a career in one of these same fields. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or more on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, resume, transcript and two recommendation letters are required.
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
Eligibility: Applicants must attend a U.S. college or university part-time or full-time. Application forms, transcripts and Student Aid Reports are required. Selection is based on financial need and academic merit. Applicants must live in Hampden, Hampshire, or Franklin counties.
How to apply: Applications are available online and by phone.
1500 Main Street P.O. Box 15769 Springfield, MA 01115
Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Great River Bend
Eligibility: Applicants must be accepted or currently enrolled at an accredited educational institution. Preference will be given to students who enroll in a manufacturing program and those who have been in foster care.
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time junior, senior or graduate students in an accredited four-year college in Northern California, Nevada, Oregon or Washington who plan to pursue illumination as a career. The application, statement of purpose and at least three letters of recommendation are required. Students should review the IES Lighting Handbook to see the available fields of study.
How to apply: Applications are available by mail and email.
IES San Francisco Section Mary-Jane Lawless 1201 Park Avenue, Suite 100 Emeryville, CA 94608
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at a community college, technical college or other training institution and course of study or training program must not generate credit toward a college degree. Students must be 16 years of age or older and U.S. citizens or legal residents. Essay submissions on provided prompts are required.