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American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) Scholarship Opportunity

The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) is a national association of energy professionals founded and dedicated to ensure the input of African Americans and other minorities into the discussions and developments of energy policies regulations, R&D technologies, and environmental issues.

AABE’s Philadelphia Chapter is currently looking for candidates to receive college scholarships. The Philadelphia Chapter of AABE is giving out 6 scholarships worth $2,000. The top candidates from the local chapter are sent to compete for a $3,000 Regional and a $5,000 National Award. Each local chapter Scholarship recipient is eligible to apply for an unrestricted book grant of $500.00 starting there second year until they graduate / complete their undergraduate degree. All local chapter winners will also be assigned a mentor.

Deadline for application is March 15, 2019

To be eligible for a new scholarship, all four (4) of the following requirements must be met:

  1. The student must have an unweighted academic average of “B” or better (3.0 on a 4 .0 scale).
  2. The student must be a graduating high school senior who intends to enroll the next semester following high school graduation in an accredited college or university.
  3. The student must plan to major in business, one of the physical sciences, technology, engineering or mathematic fields in preparation for a career in the energy sector.
  4. The student must be one of the historically underrepresented minorities in the sciences, technology, engineering and math related disciplines. (African American, Hispanic or Native American)

Consideration will be given only to candidates submitting complete applications which include: (1) a completed AABE application (2) an official high school transcript; (3) a complete essay that has been
proofread for typing error, grammar, structure, organization, content and clarity; (4) official proof of ACT or SAT scores ; (5) two letters of reference; and (6) a completed checklist. Please include a picture of yourself to be used when winners are announced.

For complete details on this scholarship opportunity click link to view the PowerPoint: AABEScholarship2018

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