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2014 Scholarship Announcement

The RRVTMA is offering five $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors graduating in Spring 2014.  This offering suppports a focus of our Association’s mission, namely, “promoting and emphasizing education”.  It is our hope that awarding scholarships to high school seniors pursuing a manufacturing related degree program will encourage more young people to pursue careers in manufacturing.

Scholarship Criteria

  • Individual who is a high school senior graduating in 2014
  • Primary residence must be in Winnebago, Boone, Ogle, Stephenson or Whiteside County in Illinois or Rock or Walworth County in Wisconsin
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or documented permanent resident of the United States
  • Intended course of study is in a manufacturing technology or manufacturing engineering relsted major
  • Plan to attend a community college, technical college or four-year college or university
  • In an essay, state your interest in a manufacturing industry career, what event or series of events led you to this decision, and your specific career goals after graduation from college

To apply, download the Scholarship Application Packet HERE.  The completed application MUST be RECEIVED by the February 1, 2014 deadline.  DUE IN PART TO WEATHER CONDITIONS CLOSING SCHOOLS, THE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF THE APPLICATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 17, 2014.  Incomplete and late applications will not be accepted.

If you have any questions, contact:

Don Williams