Featured Partner Scholarships: February 2023
By Matt Konrad
Scholarship America works with more than 1,400 partners on thousands of unique programs – and that means no matter what you’re passionate about, there’s a scholarship for you! In today’s featured scholarship roundup, we are pleased to highlight scholarships for aspiring skilled and technical workers. STEM students in Washington state; and future engineers and computer scientists from historically underserved populations. Explore the details below and visit our Browse Scholarships list to see all programs currently open for application!
Amcor School of Engineering Scholarship
Amcor is a global leader in the development and production of responsible packaging for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home and personal care and other products. The company supports the communities where its colleagues live and work through Amcor Cares – and this includes the Amcor Technical School Scholarship, now in its second year of supporting the next generation of skilled and technical workers and tradespeople.
The Amcor School of Engineering Scholarship Program awards up to 20 scholarships valued at $2,500 to qualified workforce aspirants. If you are a high school graduate or graduate and intend to pursue a certificate or associate degree in an industry-qualified discipline (such as mechanical, electronic, or automation programs), you may be eligible to apply.
Scholarship recipients must also reside in one of the following 15 states: Arkansas; California; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kentucky; Louisiana; Minnesota; Missouri; New York; North Carolina; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania or Wisconsin.
In addition, you must have a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent) and plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year college or vocational school for the entire upcoming academic year.
If this is you and you’re looking for help paying for school, don’t miss out on this program!
Applications are open until March 6. Apply now >
Andreas Heiberg Scholarship
Born and raised in Figgjo, Norway, Andreas Heiberg moved to Zurich, Switzerland as a young man to pursue a master’s degree in mechanical engineering at the prestigious ETH University. He was recruited by Boeing and moved to Seattle to work on the company’s supersonic transportation project; After developing expertise in logistics planning, he began a 40-year career at the Center for Polar Sciences, becoming a respected name in polar research and studies.
When Andy died in 2021, his family established the Andreas Heiberg Scholarship to celebrate his life and enthusiasm for learning. In honor of his adopted home and passion for hands-on knowledge, the Andreas Heiberg Scholarship awards $3,000 to up to 15 students in Washington state pursuing degrees in eligible STEM fields.
To apply, you must be a high school senior living in Washington, D.C., a graduate or current undergraduate in college, and have a GPA of 4.0 on a 3.0 scale (or its equivalent). To be eligible, you must plan to enroll full-time in an undergraduate program in a non-medical STEM field at an accredited four-year college or university in Washington State throughout the upcoming academic year.
Andreas Heiberg understood the importance of scientific and mathematical principles in developing and implementing solutions to practical problems. He would have the satisfaction of knowing that he is helping deserving students continue their education.
Applications are open until March 1. Apply now >
Constellation Scholars Program
Constellation is the nation’s largest producer of carbon-free energy and a leading supplier of energy products and services. Through Constellation Scholars, the company partners with colleges and nonprofits to award more than $1.5 million in scholarships over 10 years, including renewable $5,000 annual scholarships to students from traditionally underrepresented populations in Illinois, Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania.
“Part of our commitment to accelerating the transition to clean energy is increasing our investment in the communities we serve and the talented young men and women who will help us move toward a more sustainable future,” said Constellation President and CEO Joe Dominguez. “We are committed to bridging the education and opportunity gaps that exist in our society and supporting bright young minds who have the potential to become leaders in our industry and STEM fields.”
Applicants must be high school seniors who self-identify as Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Hispanic, or Latino, Asian, Native Hawaiian, or other Pacific Islander and plan to enroll in part-time or full-time undergraduate study. study at an accredited college or university or for the entire upcoming academic year. To qualify, applicants must also major in engineering (especially mechanical, electrical or nuclear), computer science, IT, cyber security, finance or business.
Awards are renewable for a total of up to four years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, with a maximum of $20,000 over four years.
Applications are open until March 15. Apply now >
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