BILL NELSON SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT

(Administered by OPEAA)

APPLY HERE

Two (2) $2,500 and Two (2) $1,500 scholarships to be awarded! Grade Point Average is NOT the MAIN consideration – extracurricular activities, contributions to college and community, how you plan to contribute to your chosen profession, etc. are important as well! Previous awardees are ineligible to enter.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Full-time employees of OPEAA (Outdoor Power Equipment Aftermarket Association) member companies.
  • Employees’ children, stepchildren, adopted children and/or grandchildren.
  • 2021 high school graduates, college undergraduates, or graduate student.
  • Part-time employees of OPEAA member companies (excluding their children).
  • Previous Bill Nelson Scholarship Endowment applicants (previous winners are ineligible to participate again).


HOW TO APPLY:

  • See your member company’s OPEAA key representative for the BNSE application.


ALL APPLICANTS MUST:

  • Submit a digital (preferred) or hard copy of their application.
  • Provide an essay describing aspirations in 250 words or less.
  • Provide two letters of reference.
  • Submit a copy of ACT/SAT scores and school transcripts.
  • Provide a recent photograph.


SEND APPLICATION MATERIALS VIA EMAIL OR MAIL TO:


DEADLINE FOR 2021 APPLICATIONS:

  • All required information must be received at the above address no later than
    May 14, 2021. Scholarship recipients will be announced no later than June 30, 2021.