WOMEN IN MINING
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.
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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WOMEN IN MINING
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM
Deadline: April 1, 2021
City: State: Zip Code: Home Phone: Cell:
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:
On a separate sheet of paper, write a one-page essay stating your future plans.