International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Scholarship
Print application form, on 11 X 17 paper only.
This one application puts you in the running for 2 awards:
- The International Scholarship Awards a total of $50,000 with $38,000 designated for United States students and $12,000 designated for Canadian students. The amount of each award will be determined by the Scholarship Committee with no award being less than $1,000 and no more than $5,000.
- Local Lodge 146 Scholarship awards one $2,000 grant and one $1,000 grant. The International Brotherhood reserves the right to terminate the Scholarship Program provided that scholarships already granted and/or announced shall be fully awarded if the winners actually enter an accredited college or university.
RULES FOR ELIGIBILITY
- Must be a son, daughter, legally adopted child or dependent (during high school years) of:
- a member in good standing of the International Brotherhood; or
- a member in good standing of the International Brotherhood at the time of death; or
- a member in good standing of the International Brotherhood at the time of retirement or total disability.
- Must be a high school senior who will be entering their first year of a two year or four year program of academic study at a degree-granting, accredited college or university, within one year of graduation from high school.
- Must mail a typed or legibly handwritten application postmarked no later than March 1, 2016.
The winners for the afore mentioned scholarships will be selected by the Scholarship Committee consisting of International Vice Presidents Edward Power (Chairman), Lawrence McManamon, Joseph Maloney, retired International Vice President James Pressley and General Counsel Michael Stapp. The winners will be selected on the basis of such factors as academic achievement, career goals, extra-curricular activities, outside school activities and a typed essay on a subject to be determined by the Scholarship Committee.
min 350 word 2016 ESSAY TOPIC: “WHAT ONE INVENTION WOULD YOU UNINVENT, AND WHY?”
The awards will be transmitted directly to the college or university financial aid office prior to the start of the academic year. The awards may be used in whole or part at any time during the five-year period following the date of the award, provided that the recipient has enrolled in an accredited college or university, as a fulltime student, within one year of graduation from high school.
The 2016 winners will be selected in the month of April. Successful applicants will be notified no later than May 15, 2016 extenuating circumstances expected.
For more information please contact Melissa @ 780-451-5992 x 227
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