The American Association of Blacks in Energy® is a professional organization of African Americans in the energy industry. Through its Scholarship Program, AABE® seeks to help increase the number of African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans (underrepresented minorities) in energy related fields.
The Gulf Coast Chapter of AABE is now accepting applications! Six scholarships will be awarded to high school students in the southern coastal area of Alabama, Florida and Mississippi who excel in math and science and planning to attend a post-secondary school. Candidates are also eligible for the AABE National Regional & Premier Scholarships. Scholarship recipients are determined by the AABE Gulf Coast Chapter Scholarship Committee.
DEADLINE: MARCH 4, 2016
Candidates for an AABE scholarship must meet the following eligibility criteria:
Have, minimally, an overall “B” unweighted academic average (3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale).
Be a graduating high school senior who has applied to one or more accredited colleges/universities.
Plan to major in business, one of the physical sciences, technology, engineering or mathematics fields in preparation for a career in the energy sector.
Be a member of one of a class or group of individuals who has been historically underrepresented in the sciences, technology, engineering and math related disciplines.
Applications can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail:
American Association of Blacks in Energy
Attn: Scholarship Committee
Post Office Box 1115 Gulfport, MS 39502
For additional information or questions, contact:
AABE Scholarship Chair