Chapter Scholarship

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 plan to attend a post-secondary school. Candidates are also eligible for the AABE National, Regional and Premier Scholarships. Scholarship recipients are determined by the AABE Gulf Coast Chapter Scholarship Committee.

 
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 3, 2017
Candidates for an AABE scholarship must meet the following eligibility criteria:
 
  • The student must have an unweighted academic average of “B” or better (3.0 on a 4.0 scale).
  • The student must be a graduating high school senior who intends to enroll the next semester following high school graduation in an accredited college or university.
  • The student must plan to major in business, one of the physical sciences, technology, engineering or mathematic fields in preparation for a career in the energy sector.
  • The student must be one of the historically underrepresented minorities in the sciences, technology, engineering and math related disciplines. (African American, Hispanic or Native American)

Applications can be submitted by mail: 

American Association of Blacks in Energy                                                                                   
Attn:  Scholarship Committee                          
Post Office Box 1115                                                                                                                    
Gulfport, MS 39502
 
In lieu of mailing, complete application packages may also be scanned and emailed (by the due date) to the following email address: tbprocto@southernco.com
 
NOTE:  Files larger than 2.5 MB may need to be zipped or reduced to ensure delivery. In lieu of mailing, complete application packages may also be scanned and emailed (by the due date) to the following email address: tbprocto@southernco.com.
 

For additional information or questions, contact:

Tamara Proctor
AABE Scholarship Chair
Mississippi Power
 
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