Street Address * City * State * Zip Code * Phone * Email * Are you a U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident? * Have you ever been convicted of a crime? * Name of Your Current School * School Street Address * City * State * Zip Code * Cumulative, weighted GPA * What type of engineering degree do you plan to pursue? * Electrical Civil Chemical Mechanical Are you a first-generation college student in your family? * Will you be applying for other forms of government-sponsored financial aid? * Are you eligible for a Pell Grant? * Are you a Black American? * Please list all math and science courses and grade earned from grade 9-present. * List your three favorite subjects. * Please list any activities you do outside of course work that relate to your interest in engineering or learning. * Personal Story
Long Answer: We would like to get to know you and better understand your passion for engineering. Please answer the following essays in narrative form. Word counts are provided in parenthesis as a guide to length.
1. “Influences” (250-500 words) Tell us about the three people who have influenced you the most in your life so far. These people can be living or dead. Explain who they are, what they mean to you, and how they have influenced you as a person. * 2. “Challenges” (250-400 words) Talk about what you feel are the two biggest challenges you face in your everyday life. Why are these challenges for you? How do you overcome these challenges? * 3. “Engineering” (250-450 words) Discuss when you realized engineering interested you. What kind of engineering do you like best? Why? What do you see as your “dream job” in engineering? * 4. “Mentorship” (200-400 words) A significant part of this scholarship program involves having a mentor who is an established engineering professional. This person will take you under his or her guidance to show you the ropes in the industry, network with engineering professionals, and help you find your right path in this field. Describe how you think you could benefit from such a relationship and what the opportunity to have a great mentor would mean to you. * Short Answer
Short Answer: Please answer these questions in 2-5 sentences.
1. If you win this scholarship but discover you still need money for school supplies, meals or school fees, how do you plan to cover these costs? * 2. How do you see yourself using your engineering degree to improve the world around you? * 3. We are looking for someone who geeks out on innovation and wants to work hard with the opportunities provided in this scholarship. What do you think is the coolest innovation in the past 10 years? Why? * Final Thoughts: Please share any other personal stories or additional information that you think would positively impact your application. (250-500 words) * Additional Required Documents
You may either upload these documents to the online application or print them out and submit by mail with the rest of the application materials. If you have any issues uploading documents or if you prefer to email them, please submit them along with your full name to: email@example.com
Two letters of recommendation. They must be from 1) a science teacher and 2) a math teacher
Letters of recommendation from other teachers or administrators can be submitted for additional information but are not required. Letters of recommendation cannot be from family members. Finalists' letters of recommendation will be verified.
High school transcripts (or two-year program transcripts, if applicable)
Finalists will be required to provide official transcripts, which will be verified.
Student Aid Report (SAR) from your FAFSA documentation
This report is available after you complete your FAFSA and the information has been processed.
Florida law requires applicants to identify any relation to any current board of directors or staff of the Black American Engineering Scholarship committee or The Helping Project, the presenting organization.
Are you related to any member of the board or staff of the Black American Engineering Scholarship or The Helping Project * Authorization Information