Scholarships Booklet - page 47

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Other scholarships
Follow directions under “Application” — VSAC forms cannot be used to apply for other scholarships.
APRIL 1
High school or college students
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Undergrad program
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Full time
Vermont EPSCoR First Generation Scholarship
As part of the Vermont Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive
Research (EPSCoR), the Center for Workforce Development and
Diversity awards up to five scholarships annually to first-generation college
students who choose a major in science, technology, engineering, or
mathematics (STEM).
Eligibility:
• Be a Vermont resident and United States citizen
• Be the first generation in your family to attend a college/university
(minority students are encouraged to apply)
• Be a graduating high school senior who will graduate from a
Vermont high school, OR a current college student enrolled in an
undergraduate degree program in Vermont
• Attend an accredited school located
within Vermont
approved for
federal Title IV funding (Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loan)
• Demonstrate academic achievement (minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
on a 4.0 scale)
• Seek a degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics
major
Required documents:
• Vermont EPSCoR First Generation Scholarship application
• Essay detailing your post-college graduation career goals and objectives
• Current resumé or relevant experience
• Academic transcript
• Two recommendation letters (one from a teacher/faculty member
and one from a clergy member, community member, or employer)
Application:
Obtain application from:
• VT EPSCoR Center for Workforce Development and Diversity
One Winooski Park
Box 137
Colchester, VT 05439
Phone:
802-654-3270
E–mail:
Amount:
One $5,000 scholarship
Selection:
Academic achievement, recommendation letters, essay
detailing career goals, and interest in a STEM major as evidenced
by previous coursework and outside activities
Average applicants:
50
Average awards:
5
APRIL 1
High school or college students
l
Undergrad program
l
Full time
Vermont EPSCoR Native American Scholarship
As part of the Vermont Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive
Research (EPSCoR), the Center for Workforce Development and
Diversity awards one scholarship annually to a Native American Vermont
resident who chooses a major in science, technology, engineering, or
mathematics (STEM).
Eligibility:
• Be a Vermont resident and United States citizen
• Be a Native American
• Be a graduating high school senior who will graduate from a
Vermont high school, OR a current college student enrolled in an
undergraduate degree program in Vermont
• Attend an accredited school located
within Vermont
approved for
federal Title IV funding (Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loan)
• Demonstrate academic achievement (minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
on a 4.0 scale)
• Seek a degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics
major
Required documents:
• Vermont EPSCoR Native American Scholarship application
• Essay detailing your post-college graduation career goals and objectives
• Current resumé or relevant experience
• Academic transcript
• Two recommendation letters (one from a teacher/faculty member
and one from a clergy member, community member, or employer)
• Copy of CDIB or tribal enrollment card
Application:
Obtain application from:
• VT EPSCoR Center for Workforce Development and Diversity
One Winooski Park
Box 137
Colchester, VT 05439
Phone:
802-654-3270
E–mail:
Amount:
One $5,000 scholarship
Selection:
Academic achievement, recommendation letters, essay
detailing career goals, and interest in a STEM major as evidenced
by previous coursework and outside activities
Average applicants:
5
Average awards:
1
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