Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate engineering or pre-engineering students who are enrolled full-time in a post-secondary educational institution and pursuing a Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree in a course of study that traditionally has been a preparatory curriculum for the HVAC&R profession. Applicants must have a cumulative college Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a scale where 4.0 is the highest and/or a class standing of no less than the top 30% and meet at least one of the following criteria: the institution hosts an active ASHRAE Student Branch or the program is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) www.abet.org or the institution is accredited by an equivalent agency outside the USA that is a signatory of the Washington Accord or the institution has a signed Memorandum of Understanding with ABET. Official transcript of college grades. Transcript must be mailed. Photocopies will not be accepted. Three signed letters of recommendation as follows: one from an instructor or faculty advisor, a current or past employer, and another character reference (other than a family member). In cases where the institution has an ASHRAE student branch on campus, a letter from the faculty advisor of that branch may be one of the three letters of recommendation.
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.