Minority Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Brown and Caldwell

$5,000
amount
Scholarship
award type
No
renewable
Apr 30th, 2018
application deadline
1
available
Not Reported
Prior Year

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Description

At Brown and Caldwell, we value diversity in the workplace, supporting organizations like the National Society of Black Engineers and the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers. We also offer a $5,000 Minority Scholarship to support students who identify as minorities and are interested in pursuing a career in the environmental profession. Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident; a full-time student enrolled in his/her junior, senior, or graduate program at an accredited college/university; declared a major in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences (e.g. geology, hydrogeology, ecology); have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent on a 5.0 scale); identify as a member of a minority group (e.g. African American, Hispanic, Asian or Pacific American or Alaska Native). All candidates must submit with a completed application; resume; an essay of 250 words minimum, "Tell us about a personal experience that influenced your decision to focus on environmental studies"; two written recommendations, with at least one from a university official (e.g. advisor, professor); and an official transcript of your academic record. Scholarship funds my only be used for university/college billed expenses such as tuition. We will be accepting 2017 applications starting at the end of March 2017. Applications will closed and materials must be postmarked by April 30th 2017 to be considered for our 2017 scholarships


Eligibility Requirements

  • Must attend a university or a four-year college
  • Must study full-time
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Restricted by race for American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black or Hispanic students
  • Restricted to students studying Biology, Construction Engineering/Management, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Health, Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Energy and Power Engineering, Engineering-Related Technologies, Earth Science, Engineering/Technology, Environmental Science, Geography, Hydrology, Meteorology/Atmospheric Science, Mechanical Engineering, Marine/Ocean Engineering, Materials Science, Engineering, and Metallurgy, Natural Sciences, Natural Resources, Oceanography, Paper and Pulp Engineering, or Surveying, Surveying Technology, Cartography, or Geographic Information Science

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