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Vivint Smart Home Scholarship

Vivint Smart Home Scholarship

Award Amount

$5,000

Applicant Eligibility Requirements

  • Open to high school seniors or college students who are legal residents of the United States.
  • Scholarship payable to the winner who should be living in the United States.
  • Student must enroll in semester beginning no later than September 30, 2017.
  • Winner is not based on financial need
  • Home-schooled students may apply so long as your course of study is equivalent to a high school senior.
  • Applicants required to submit a video (see “Make A Video” tab for details).
  • Student must be planning on a or already enrolled in one of the eligible majors listed in the Scholarship Office Rules.

Francis Dugan Scholarship

The Francis Dugan Scholarship was created by the American Institute of Constructors (AIC) Education Foundation to award financial scholarships to students in Accredited Construction Management related Associate and Baccalaureate Degree Programs.

The Dugan Scholarship is named for longtime AIC Member and AIC Education Foundation Founder Francis R. Dugan, CPC, FAIC.  Fran passed away on December 26, 2014.  Mr. Dugan was a member of the AIC for over 45 years, a Past National President, and CPC #93. Each year one $2,000 scholarship will be awarded.

Eligibility

  1. Must be a full-time student within an accredited Construction Management or Construction Related Associate or Baccalaureate Program or a student entering an accredited program. Student within 12 months of college graduation are not eligible.
  2. Students must have achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.0 based on a 4.0 scale at the time of application.
  3. Incoming freshman are not eligible.
  4. Scholarships are not automatically renewed but may be applied for in consecutive years.

Application Process

Students who wish to apply for the Dugan Scholarship must comply with all requirements and application procedures.  Please click hereto view the full scholarship procedures.

  1. Applicant must submit a Dugan Scholarship Application during the Application Cycle (see Web site for details)
  2. An official application will consist of the Dugan Scholarship Application and supporting documentation as listed on the application.

Submittal Information

The Application and supporting documentation must be submitted together.

PDF’s may be emailed to the AIC Education Foundation at info@professionalconstructor.org.

Paper copies may be submitted via postal mail to:

AIC Education Foundation

19 Mantua Road

Mt. Royal, NJ 08061


NASCAR Chevrolet Diversity Scholarship Contest

The NASCAR/Chevrolet Diversity Scholarship offers college students an opportunity to learn and become involved in STEM, a key area of importance to the success and future of GM and the motorsports industry.

Four selected winners will be awarded a scholarship, and an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience at a NASCAR race, including a tour of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage, pace car rides and meet-and-greets with Team Chevy drivers and Chevrolet NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Program Manager, Alba Colon. Students can submit a 90-second video that describes a STEM related racing application and its significance to motorsports. Entrees will be judged on technical accuracy, creativity and production value. The deadline to enter is Saturday, October 15, 2016.

To be eligible, students must be currently enrolled, at least part-time, in an accredited college or university within the United States, including Puerto Rico, be between the ages of 18 and 25 at the time of entry and submit a YouTube link through the scholarship website.

See this Michigan Chronicle article for more details: Chevrolet, NASCAR announce Diversity Scholarship Contest for STEM

For more information or to submit an entree, visit http://chevyscholarship.nascardiversity.com.


Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Scholarship

Scholarship information available here.

The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund is dedicated to fostering the next generation of automotive aftermarket industry leaders and innovators. Scholarship awards range from $2,000 – $3,000, with $5,000 going to the top student. SEMA Scholarship winners will be invited to attend the 2016 SEMA Show. Assistance is available for career paths in the automotive industry in:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Advertising
  • Design/Graphics
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Photo/Journalism
  • Race Car Driver/Crew
  • Sales/Marketing
  • Technicians
  • Transportation

Application period is November 1 to March 1 annually.  2016-17 is closed, but 2017-18 will open November 2016.

The current minimum eligibility requirements are as follows. A student
must:

  1. Be a U.S. Citizen enrolled full-time in a program of study at an
    accredited university, college or post-secondary vocational/technical program
    located within the United States, at the time of application.

(Permanent/Legal residents and High School students are not eligible to apply.)

  • If currently attending a four-year accredited university or college
    you must have completed a minimum of 50 credit hours
    OR
  • If currently attending a two-year accredited community college or vocational/technical
    program you must have completed a minimum of 25 credit hours
    OR
  • If currently attending an accredited automotive training certification
    program, you must have half of total curriculum requirements/classroom hours
    completed.
  • If pursuing a Master’s, Post-baccalaureate or Doctorate degree, provide
    proof of acceptance or proof of enrollment in a graduate program.
  1. Have a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  2. Be pursuing studies leading to a career in the automotive industry
    or related field.
  3. Remain enrolled as a full-time student in the first academic term
    following receipt of the award.

Application process:

1. Provide unofficial school transcripts

2. Provide one (1) letter of recommendation:

  • From a post-secondary teacher, administrator or guidance counselor; someone
    who is familiar with your academic performance. (Letter from a relative or friend
    will not be accepted.)
  • The recommendation must be submitted online; a document may not be uploaded
    or mailed.

3. Provide two (2) 250-word essays in response to
the following questions:

a) Why do you want to pursue a career in
the automotive aftermarket? What do you feel you can contribute to this industry?

b) The automotive aftermarket is driven by
the passion of the people in it. What drives you? What inspires you? Why should
you be awarded a SEMA Memorial Scholarship?

4. Optional:
You have the option to upload a drawing, sketch or other material that supports
your application or helps to express your individuality.

5. Provide
personal background information:

  • Academic Activities
  • Community Service
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Automotive-Related Activities
  • Honors and Awards
  • Applicant Work Experience
  • Military Experience

Best Colleges.com: Scholarships for Single Mothers & Fathers

Best Colleges.com provides resources for students and lists several scholarship and grant opportunities that Tech students may be eligible for.

Scholarships are financial aid that are awarded based on the merit and academic achievement of the student applicant. Anyone can apply for scholarships, as they are offered according to individual merit and not necessarily financial need.

Deadline: varies

Criteria: varies

Amount: varies

Scholarship Link

 


Solar Action Alliance Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Deadline:  July 1 (annually)

Solar Action Alliance, is a group of environmentalists who want to spread the word about the most clean, reliable, and abundant source of renewable energy: the sun.

Requirements and Eligibility:

  • Students must be (or planning on being) a full-time student at an accredited institute of higher education. In order to verify this, students must provide Solar Action an official statement verifying their enrollment.
  • Students must have at least a 3.2 (out of a 4.0 scale) GPA.
  • Open to all majors

Please see their Web site for more information.

 



Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) Michigan Scholarship

The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) offers academic scholarships to deserving students.  The Scholarship Program supports the mission of COMTO by promoting, strengthening and expanding the roles of minorities in all aspects of transportation. For more details and to apply, please see: http://www.comtomichigan.org/scholarships.html.

See scholarship Web site for annual deadlines.

 


GoGrad.org scholarship resources

Over here at GoGrad.org, our passion is providing students with tools that can help them be successful in reaching their goals. As you know, no two students are alike, but when it comes time to apply for scholarships it can sometimes seem like it. We’ve put together some guides that are just as unique as the students you serve—we’d love if you checked out a couple below:

MBA Scholarships: http://www.gograd.org/financial-aid/scholarships/mba/
Scholarships for Women: http://www.gograd.org/financial-aid/scholarships/women/
Scholarships for Military Veterans: http://www.gograd.org/financial-aid/scholarships/military-veterans/
LBGTQ Scholarships: http://www.gograd.org/financial-aid/scholarships/lgbtq/

We know the scholarship process can be confusing, that’s why we put together these guides to help students find, apply for, and receive scholarships that will help keep them on track to graduation.