SkillsUSA Alumni & Friends Merit Scholarship

$500

May 01, 2018

Awards Available: 2

Apply Now!
  • Scholarship Description
  • The SkillsUSA Alumni and Friends Association is offering two annual merit-based $500 scholarships to qualifying students. The $500 scholarships will recognize the unique qualities of SkillsUSA students including leadership, commitment to community service, and advocating for career and technical education.

    Scholarship applicants will be judged on the following criteria:
    -Essay 1: How have you provided leadership to the SkillsUSA organization at the local, state or national level?
    -Essay 2: In what way have you enhanced the quality of life for fellow citizens in your community?
    -Essay 3: In what ways have you advocated for career and technical education and/or your chosen field?
    -The nominee's progress through the Professional Development Program (PDP) or Career Skills Education Program (CSEP), with verification
    -Two letters of recommendation

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Byekwaso Gilbert
  • bgilbert@skillsusa.org
  • 816-726-4255

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!
  

Comments (0)

expand_more

Care to comment?
Go ahead - we're listening! Did you apply for this scholarship? Why? Why not? Maybe you even won!
Your comments could help fellow Scholarships.com members.


If you can read this, don't touch the following fields


Latest College & Financial Aid News

Grinnell's Gifting Policies Under Fire Over Gun Connection

February 20, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Photo courtesy of Galin Education

Grinnell College's Ignite Program, which allows local Pre-Kindergarten - 6th-grade students to come to campus for courses created and taught by college students, is facing criticism for being funded by a generous gift from the President of the National Rifle Association, Pete Brownell. As a result of the flap, the college revised its gift acceptance policy. [...]

Mom Agreed to Pay $1.5M to Elite College Consulting Firm

February 14, 2018

by Susan Dutca

A mom who agreed to pay $1.5 million to a college-admissions consultant to help her child get into a prestigious prep school and Ivy League College is now being sued for allegedly paying only half the fee. The Manhattan-based firm, The Ivy Coach, says the family is part of the "international aristocracy who have enlisted Ivy Coach's premium services." [...]

Student Group Cancels Controversial Debate at University of Chicago

February 6, 2018

by Susan Dutca

A controversial immigration debate was canceled this week by a student group at The University of Chicago - a university which "prides itself on protecting free speech, even offensive speech." The Edmund Burke Society, a conservative parliamentary debating society, canceled the debate, claiming it "could not assure an orderly event," particularly following the uproar over how the group had described the event. [...]