These merit based, nonrenewable scholarships will be given to undergraduate students enrolled at an Ohio public or private college/university/community college who can demonstrate their knowledge and commitment to careers in environmental sciences or environmental engineering. Students must be entering their Junior or Senior year. Awardees will be selected by the Academy appointed panel. Scholarships may be used for tuition, fees, books, personal protection equipment, tools, instruments and field equipment but not housing. Scholarship awardees will be selected on: 1) Academic record with an overall GPA of at least 3.0, 2) education, employment, and/or internships, honors/awards, professional memberships, publications, presentations given and professional meetings attended, and community service, 3) reasons for choosing a career in environmental science or environmental engineering and how the scholarship will help, 4) original research, scholarship, employment, and/or internships, or other unique contributions to environmental science or engineering, 5) extracurricular activities and participation in organizations that demonstrate leadership, interpersonal skills and social responsibilities, 6) letters of recommendation from education or environmental professionals. Any additional documentation should be mailed.
1st Financial Bank USA wants to celebrate those who recognize the importance of pursuing educational and financial goals with the 1st Financial Bank USA Financial Goals Scholarship.