Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers 
Education Foundation Scholarship

Application Deadline:  February 14, 2014

 

The IAAP Education Foundation Scholarship program strengthens the Illinois aggregates industry by promoting the education of worthy students seeking a career in the aggregates industry.  Furthermore, this scholarship enhances the relationship between the IAAP and institutions of higher learning that are educating and training the next generation of aggregate industry professionals.

The IAAP Education Foundation will award up to four (4) $2,000 scholarships.  These scholarships are a one-year grant.  Students may re-apply in subsequent years.

The Scholarship Committee reviews the applications and interviews eligible applicants.  The application deadline is February 14, 2014.  Scholarships will be presented at a luncheon ceremony held during the April 10, 2014 Annual Convention of the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers. 

STATEMENT OF REQUIREMENTS

  1. Applicant must be a High School graduate, or will graduate the year applying, and be pursuing undergraduate work only, on a full-time basis, at an institution of higher learning (hereafter referred to as College).

  2. Applicant must be majoring, or intends to major, in a curriculum which will be compatible with a career in the aggregates industry such as (but not limited to) Civil Engineering, Engineering Science, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geology, Geological Engineering, Mineral Science or Mining Engineering.

  3. Applicant must have a grade point average of at least a "B".

In order to be considered for an IAAP Education Foundation Scholarship, you must submit the following information: 

  1. Completed Application Form

  2. Official College transcript if you are now in College.

  3. If you have been in College for one (1) year or less or are still in High School: Official High School transcript including ACT or SAT scores.

  4. Essay explaining:

    • how your chosen field will apply to work in the Illinois aggregates industry;

    • your goals;

    • where you plan to attend college; and

    • why you chose to apply for this scholarship.

Submit completed applications to: IAAP Education Foundation, 1115 South Second Street, Springfield, IL 62704.  All applications must be received on or before February 14, 2014.  Incomplete applications and applications submitted after the due date are subject to rejection.