Featured Partner Scholarships: February 2023
By Matt Konrad
Scholarship America works with more than 1,400 partners on thousands of unique programs—and that means no matter what you’re passionate about, there’s a scholarship out there for you! In today’s roundup of featured scholarships, we’re thrilled to highlight scholarships for aspiring skilled and technical tradespeople; STEM students in the state of Washington; and future engineers and computer scientists from historically underserved populations. Discover the details below, and visit our Browse Scholarships listing to see all programs that are currently open for applications!
Amcor Technical School Scholarship
Amcor is a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home and personal care, and other products. Through Amcor Cares, the company supports the communities where its colleagues live and work—and that includes the Amcor Technical School Scholarship, now in its second year of supporting the next generation of skilled and technical workers, and tradespeople.
The Amcor Technical School Scholarship program will award up to 20 scholarships of $2,500 each to aspiring members of the skilled workforce. If you are a high school senior or graduate and you plan to pursue a certificate or associate’s degree in an industrial skilled trade (such as mechanical, electronics or automation programs), you may be eligible to apply.
Scholarship recipients must also reside in one of the following 15 states: Arkansas; California; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kentucky; Louisiana; Minnesota; Missouri; New York; North Carolina; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania or Wisconsin.
In addition, you must have a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent), and plan to enroll in fulltime study at an accredited two-year college or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.
If that’s you, and you are looking for help paying for school, don’t miss out on this program!
Applications are open through March 6. Apply Now >
Andreas Heiberg Scholarship
Andreas Heiberg was born and raised in Figgjo, Norway, moving to Zurich, Switzerland as a young man to earn a Master’s Degree in mechanical engineering from the prestigious ETH University. He was recruited by Boeing and moved to Seattle to work on the company’s supersonic transport project; after developing his expertise in logistics planning, he embarked on a 40-year career with the Polar Science Center, becoming a respected name in polar research and exploration.
When Andy passed away in 2021, his family established the Andreas Heiberg Scholarship to celebrate his life and enthusiasm for learning. In honor of his adopted home and his passion for practical knowledge, the Andreas Heiberg Scholarship is providing $3,000 awards for up to 15 students in the state of Washington who are pursuing degrees in eligible STEM fields.
To apply, you must be a high school senior, graduate or current college undergraduate living in Washington, and have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent). To be eligible, you must also be planning to enroll in fulltime undergraduate study in a non-medical STEM field at an accredited four-year college or university in the state of Washington for the entire upcoming academic year.
Andreas Heiberg understood the importance of scientific and mathematical principles in developing and implementing solutions to practical problems. He would be gratified knowing he is helping deserving students continue their education.
Applications are open until March 1. Apply Now >
Constellation Scholars Program
Constellation is the nation’s largest producer of carbon-free energy and a leading supplier of energy products and services. Through Constellation Scholars, the company is working with colleges and nonprofit organizations to commit more than $1.5 million in scholarships over 10 years—including renewable $5,000/year scholarships to eligible students from traditionally underrepresented populations in Illinois, Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania.
“Part of our commitment to accelerate the clean energy transition is growing our investment in the communities we serve and the talented young men and women who will help lead us toward a more sustainable future,” said Joe Dominguez, president and CEO, Constellation. “We’re dedicated to bridging the educational and opportunity gaps that exist in our society and supporting the bright young minds who have the potential to become leaders in our industry and in STEM fields overall.”
Applicants must be high school seniors who self-identify as Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Hispanic or Latino, Asian, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, and must be planning to enroll in part-time or full-time undergraduate study at an accredited college or university or for the entire upcoming academic year. To qualify, applicants must also be pursuing a major in Engineering (specifically Mechanical, Electric or Nuclear) Computer Science, IT, Cybersecurity, Finance or Business.
Awards are renewable for up to four total years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, with a maximum total of $20,000 over four years.
Applications are open through March 15. Apply Now >