$2500 Scholarship Opportunity

$2500 Scholarship Opportunity

2021 

CALIFORNIA CHAPTER 

WOMEN IN MINING 

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION 

Five $2,500.00 Scholarships  

WOMEN IN MINING (WIM) is a nationwide organization comprised of individuals  employed in, associated with, or interested in mineral education and the mining  industry. Women in Mining is dedicated to educating students, teachers, and the  general public about the importance of minerals in our daily lives. 

This year WIM California Chapter is partnering with the Southern California Mining  Section of the Society of Mining Engineers (SME) to offer the Sager Memorial  Scholarship of $2,500 for a total of 5 scholarships.  

APPLICANT PLEASE NOTE 

You have the ultimate responsibility to ensure that the scholarship application, all forms  and transcripts, are received by the WIM California Chapter representative on or before  April 1, 2021 (postmarks by this date are accepted). Upon notification of winning an  award, you will be responsible for collecting the award before the end of this calendar  year or the award will be considered forfeited.  

SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS AND GUIDELINES 

Women in Mining, California Chapter, seeks scholarship candidates who possess a  commitment to obtain an education leading to a degree through a course of study  related to mining, geology, engineering or environmental studies. 

Applicants must be at least a senior in high school or currently enrolled full time in  college. Applicants must currently maintain a 3.0 or higher grade point average. The  successful scholarship finalists must provide proof of full time enrollment in secondary  education prior to receiving the award. The scholarship grant shall be applied towards the cost of tuition and/or course expenses as selected by the recipient, the amount not  to exceed the scholarship grant. 

All information must be received by the scholarship committee no later than April 1,  2021. WIM California Chapter scholarship committee will review all completed applications, current transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable, however at the  discretion of WIM official transcripts might be requested), and scholarship essays. The  scholarship committee will select recipients and present their decision to the WIM Board  of Directors. Following the Board’s approval, all applicants will be notified of the  Committee’s decision. 

This scholarship is for California Residents only, they must be a U.S. Citizen, and may  attend a College or University outside California. 

The California Chapter of WIM is an equal opportunity organization. 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS 

Please complete, enclose, and mail, application form, transcripts, and one-page essay  to: 

Attn: Alison Brewer 

WIM – CalPortland 

1490 Rubidoux Blvd 

Jurupa Valley, CA 92509 

Type or print using blue or black ink. Use N/A if question does not apply. 

You have the ultimate responsibility to ensure that the application form, essay, and  transcripts are received by the WIM Scholarship Committee no later than April 1, 2021.  If you have questions, please contact Alison Brewer at (626) 691-2459 or by email: [email protected]

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2021 

CALIFORNIA CHAPTER 

WOMEN IN MINING 

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM 

Deadline: April 1, 2021 

Name: 

Mailing Address: 

City: State: Zip Code: Home Phone: Cell: 

Email: 

Major Emphasis: 

Current School: Year in School: 

Approximate Graduation Date: Overall GPA: Career or Field of Study you plan to pursue after graduation: 

University or College of Choice: 

1st Choice: 

2nd Choice: 

3rd Choice: 

On a separate sheet of paper, write a one-page essay stating your future plans.