Best Value Schools Gainesville, FL, USA
Aug 07, 2018Scholarship - General
DEADLIINE: October 15, 2018 Best Value Schools Scholarship Applicants Must: Be a female currently attending or enrolled at an accredited post-secondary institution (under-graduate or graduate). High school students should only apply once they’ve been accepted and enrolled at a college or university. Be a U.S. Citizen. Be majoring in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics program (STEM). Possess a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher and rank within the top 30% of their class. If you are already a college student, please submit college transcripts. Have achieved the following standardized test scores: Minimum SAT – Math – 600, Composition/Reading – 500; Minimum ACT – Math – 29, English – 25. (Note: It is not necessary to submit both SAT and ACT scores.) Print and complete the scholarship application . Submit one (1) cover letter and resume; two (2) letters of recommendation; and one (1) 500 word personal essay about why you’ve chosen to major in science, technology, engineering or math. Scholarship Deadline: The deadline for submitting a STEM Scholarship for Women scholarship application is October 31st or April 15th. The award winner will be selected within one month of the deadline and the scholarship recipient will be notified shortly thereafter. Please note that for the next scholarship cycle, applications will only be accepted from October 15, 2018 – October 31, 2018 . Only the first 50 completed applications received will be considered. Criteria for Selecting Scholarship Recipients: The BVS scholarship committee will review applications and make final selections based on academic achievement, participation in school and/or community activities, and how well the personal essay highlights the applicant’s career aspirations as a female in a STEM career. Scholarship Notification Process: Scholarship recipients will be emailed shortly after a decision has been made. A check made payable to the college or university selected by the scholarship recipient in the application process will be mailed directly to the school, unless other arrangements are agreed upon. Only award recipients will receive notification from Best Value Schools. Those not selected will not receive an email. Contact/Application Submission Information: Email application materials to stemscholarships@ bestvalueschools.com by October 31st or April 15th. Please include all required materials as attachments in a single email, if possible. If it is required that letters of recommendation and/or transcripts be emailed directly to us, that is fine.