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Southeastern Arizona Contractors Association
Scholarship Program Application

 

WHO MAY APPLY?
You must have a high school diploma with a GPA of 3.0 or better or a GED.  You must be a resident of Cochise County for a minimum of 2 years, within the last 2 years.  You must be seeking a certificate or a 2-year degree within the construction industry.  You must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 units/credits each semester. 

WHICH APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED?
            Selections will be based on the general worthiness of the application.  The scholarship committee will consider: 1) scholastic standing, 2) extra curricular activities, 3) career goals, 4) past employment or volunteer work, 5) essay written by candidate, and 6) community service.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

ARE ALL APPLICANTS GIVEN THE SAME OPPORTUNITY TO BE CHOSEN?
            When your application is received it will be given its own number.  Once this has been completed, the first page of the application with your personal information will be placed in a sealed envelope marked only with your application number.  As the Scholarship committee reviews the applications they will have no knowledge of whom each applicant is.  Once the committee has chosen the applicants they would like to interview, only the envelope of the chosen applicants will be opened. 

HOW DO I APPLY?
            All applicants must complete the application in accordance with the instructions and send it to the Southeastern Arizona Contractors Scholarship Program, P.O. Box 1004, Sierra Vista, AZ 85636-1004

WHAT MUST ACCOMPANY THE APPLICATION?
            1. Most recent official high school or GED certificate and official college transcript           
            2. Two letters of recommendation in sealed envelopes from someone in the trade you have
                volunteered, worked or interned for.
            3. Cover letter telling us why you are applying for this scholarship.
            4. Personal Essay (300-750 words)
            5. Proof of college acceptance or current student enrollment.

The application MUST have all of the above documents included to be considered.

WHEN MUST I APPLY BY?
            ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN May 1st, 2018.  Please mail all applications and necessary criteria to The Southeastern Arizona Contractors Association Scholarship Program PO Box 1004, Sierra Vista, AZ 85636-1004.  Applications will be reviewed in awarded in June.  If you have any questions concerning the completion of this application, please contact:  Southeastern Arizona Contractors Association Scholarship Program via email at office@saca-az.org.

 

 Application No. __________

Southeastern Arizona Contractors Association
Scholarship Program Application 

You must complete this application in full and sign before submitting.  All questions must be answered.  If any question does not apply, write “none” or “n/a” in the space provided.

PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE  (your application will not be considered if it is not legible)

Name of Applicant

 

____________________________________   ________   ___________________________________
                        First                                              MI                                     Last

 

Address______________________________City__________________State______Zip____________

 

Date of birth________________________________________________________________________
                                   Month                                 Day                                        Year

 

Daytime telephone number_____________________________________________________________

 

E-mail address (we will let you know that we received your application) ________________________

 

Name of High School or equivalent _____________________________________________________

 

Year and level of completion __________________________________________________________

 

I certify the information I am submitting is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge.

 

__________________________________________________               ________________________
                                    Signature of Applicant                                                                Date

 

After your application has been received and acknowledged, this sheet will be placed in a sealed envelope and attached to the rest of your application and will not be opened unless you are chosen for an interview.  The committee will not know your identity until after the applications have been reviewed and the top 3 candidates have been chosen. 

Application No. __________

 

Southeastern Arizona Contractors Association
Scholarship Program Application

I. General and Academic Information

 

Name and address of the school you intend to enroll for the next academic semester _______________

__________________________________________________________________________________

 

Have you been accepted?     ____________Yes           ___________No

 

List the colleges and/or universities you have attended; starting with the highest level of education

 

A. ________________________________________________________________________________
            Name                                 Year began        Year ended       Year Graduated        Type of Degree
                                                                                                           (if applicable)          (if applicable)

 

B. ________________________________________________________________________________
            Name                                 Year began        Year ended       Year Graduated        Type of Degree
                                                                                                           (if applicable)          (if applicable)

 

C. ________________________________________________________________________________
            Name                                 Year began        Year ended       Year Graduated        Type of Degree
                                                                                                           (if applicable)          (if applicable)

 

D. ________________________________________________________________________________
            Name                                 Year began        Year ended       Year Graduated        Type of Degree
                                                                                                           (if applicable)          (if applicable)

What degree or certificate are you seeking?  Why?  (You may use a separate piece of paper to finish answering this question if necessary.)
__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________
Application No. __________

 

How long is your course of study? ______________________________________________________

How long have you been working towards your certificate or degree?  __________________________

When do you expect to finish? _________________________________________________________

 

What school activities have you participated in?  List any offices you have held.   ________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

 

Describe any other group activities in the community in which you have participated and list any offices held.  _______________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

 

List other financial assistance you will receive per semester or quarter:

 

Personal

Amount: $

Describe below under comments

Other Scholarship(s)

Amount: $

Grants

Amount: $

Student Loan(s)

Amount: $

Other financial resources

Amount: $

 

 

 

 

Comments:   ­­­­­­­­­________________________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

(Use an additional sheet if you need more room to list financial information requested above.)

Application No. __________

II. Extracurricular and Work Information

What are your plans for this summer? ____________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 

What is your career plan?  ___________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 

List and describe your hobbies and outside interests.  ______________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 

Describe any extraordinary responsibilities you have at home?  _______________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

Application No. __________

 

What “real world” work experience do you have?  __________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________

 __________________________________________________________________________________


Application No. __________

 

III. Personal Essay
            Please answer the following question in 350-750 words; your essay must be submitted on this sheet.

“How have you made a ‘positive difference’ in life?”

 

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