American Association of Blacks in Energy (Atlanta Chapter) Scholarship Application

The purpose of the AABE Atlanta Chapter Scholarship is to assist African American, Hispanic, and Native American students with the cost of pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in an energy related field, at an accredited college/university.


Candidates for an AABE scholarship must meet the following eligibility criteria: Student must be a U. S. Citizen and a resident of Georgia. Student must attend a metro Atlanta area high school. Student must have a B (or better) average or a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale and a minimum Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) score of 1400 or American College Testing (ACT) composite score of 19. Student must graduate by June 30, 2012 from an accredited high school institution.

Student should be involved in community/civic service activities. Student must have two recommendations (one from a teacher or counselor and the other non-academic). Student must submit an essay (300 word minimum/350 word maximum) stating why they should receive an AABE scholarship, personal career objectives and any additional information to assist the selection committee. Students must plan to major in approved business, engineering, technology, mathematics or physical science (astronomy, chemistry, geology, mineralogy, meteorology, physics) – i.e., energy industry related fields. Upon notification as an award recipient, student must provide an acceptance letter from an accredited college/university before the awards ceremony, which is scheduled to be held on Thursday, May 10 or Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. at Georgia Power’s corporate office in downtown Atlanta.

Deadline to apply: March 2, 2012

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