BILL NELSON SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT

(Administered by OPEAA)

APPLY HERE

Two (2) $2,500 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.
  • 2019 high school graduates and college undergraduates.
  • Part-time employees of OPEAA member companies (excluding their children).
  • Previous Bill Nelson Scholarship Endowment applicants.


HOW TO APPLY:

  • See your company’s CEO or OPEAA contact at your company for the BNSE application.


ALL APPLICANTS MUST:

  • Submit a hard copy of their application with the signature of their company’s CEO or OPEAA key rep signature.
  • 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: 2019 Applications

  • All required information must be received at the above address no later than
    May 17, 2019. Scholarship recipients will be announced no later than June 28, 2019.