Gulf Coast Chapter Education Committee

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.
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 @ 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:

Eric Pickett, Sr.  (click to email)
AABE President
Gulf Power
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