NACME Bechtel Scholarship for Women, Apply by April 1
NACME IN BRIEF
NACME is a not-for-profit corporation that, for 40 years, has led the national effort to increase access to careers in engineering and other science-based disciplines. Supported by America’s leading technology-intensive companies, NACME is also the nation’s largest privately funded source of scholarships for underrepresented minority students in engineering.
Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with their customers, they deliver landmark projects that create long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, they’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. They operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Their company and their culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to their values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity.
We encourage you to consider becoming a NACME Scholar by submitting an application. The scholarship award is offered to students who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership commitment to engineering as a career field and financial need. The deserving students will each receive a one-time $10,000 scholarship toward the cost of education.
As a NACME Scholar you will also have the opportunity to share your resume on the NACME Career Center to be considered for an internship that will advance your interest and skills in your discipline as well as your future professional opportunity.
ELIGIBLE STUDENTS - African American, American Indian and Latino women
- United States Citizen or United States Permanent Resident
- Enrolled in ABET accredited engineering program
- Demonstrate financial need
- Rising Junior or Senior
AWARD $10,000 one-time payment to be used towards the cost of education, e.g. tuition, room, books, or any other school related expenses.
REQUIREMENTS Minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA. The scholar must be enrolled in school full-time and remain in good academic standing.
PROGRAM SUPPORT Internship opportunities may be available by applying online directly at the Bechtel website or through the NACME Career Center; media opportunities such as NACME newsletter and website features will be managed by NACME.
Interested students may contact Pat Morgan for the application. Please enclose all supporting materials with your application. This will expedite the review process.
The application due date is April 1, 2017. Submit completed applications, as a PDF by email to: scholars@nacme,.org For questions regarding the application, please contact the NACME’s office at 914/539-4010, ext. 222.