ACEC-NH Scholarship Program
To support and encourage children of employees at our member firms and to promote higher education, ACEC-NH annually sponsors a competitive merit-based scholarship program. Up to three (3) $2,000 awards will be granted for full-time post secondary study at an accredited four-year college or university of the student’s choice during the 2018-19 academic year. Qualified applicants must be NH residents and children of ACEC-NH member firms’ employees.
This unique program is now open to HS seniors through students enrolled in graduate study. To be eligible, students must be pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in an accredited engineering, geology or related field. The deadline to submit an application is April 15, 2018. We encourage all interested applicants to apply!
ACEC-NH has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees of member firms who plan to continue their education in an engineering, geology or related program. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at a four-year college or graduate school of the student’s choice.
This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America® the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition assistance and other education programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.
Applicants to the ACEC-NH Scholarship Program must be:
- Children of employees of ACEC-NH’s member firms
- Residents of New Hampshire
- High school seniors or high school graduates who plan to enroll or students who are currently enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited four-year college or university by fall of 2018, and
- Students enrolled and pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in one of the following accredited programs: all engineering, geology, and related fields.
Students who apply to the program that have only one term remaining before they graduate are still eligible to apply and if chosen as a recipient will receive a $1,000 award.
The program will utilize standard Scholorship America recipient selection procedures including the consideration of past academic performance and future potential, leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of career and educational aspirations and goals, unuasual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal.
Financial need will not be considered.
The authorized distribution for new awards will be between $4000-$6000 depending on the number of applicants. Up to (3) awards of $2000 will be granted.
Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Interested students must complete the application and mail it along with a current, complete transcript of grades to Scholarship America postmarked no later than April 15, 2018. Grade reports are not acceptable. Online transcripts must display student name, school name, grade and credit hours earned for each course, and term in which each course was taken. Applicants will receive acknowledgment of receipt of their application. If an acknowledgment card is not received within three weeks, applicants may call Scholarship America to verify that the application has been received.
Applicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. Applications are evaluated on the information supplied; therefore, answer all questions as completely as possible. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated. All information received is considered confidential and is reviewed only by Scholarship America.
SELECTION OF RECIPIENTS
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or affiliate of ACEC-NH play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
Applicants will be notified in May. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
PAYMENT OF SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of ACEC-NH. Payment is made in one installment on August 1.
Recipients have no obligation to ACEC-NH. They are, however, required to notify Scholarship America of any changes in address, school enrollment, or other relevant information and to send a complete transcript when requested.
ACEC-NH reserves the right to review the conditions and procedures of this scholarship program and to make changes at any time including termination of the program.
Questions regarding the scholarship program should be addressed to:
ACEC-NH Scholarship Program
Scholarship Management Services
One Scholarship Way
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Telephone: (507) 931-1682