GE Lloyd Trotter African American Forum Scholarship 2011 - 2012
The Lloyd Trotter African American Forum Scholarship program is funded by GE employees and matching fund contributions are generously provided by the GE Foundation. The scholarship is awarded to rising sophomore, juniors, seniors and graduate students majoring in specified technical disciplines attending an accredited university. To qualify you must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The scholarship is named after Lloyd G. Trotter, President and CEO of GE Industrial Systems, who is recognized for his on-going commitment to volunteerism and mentoring
Scholarship recipients will be selected from a combination of the following criteria and desired characteristics:
- Required minimum cumulative GPA: 3.0/4.0 scale
- Must be paid NSBE members
- Open to Rising Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors and Graduate Students status AND be graduating no earlier than May 2013. December 2012 graduates are not allowed to apply.
- Major in Aeronautical / Aerospace Engineering, Biomechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Material Science Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Physics
- All applicants must be a U.S. citizen or hold an official UNRESTRICTED U.S. work authorization.
- Applicants must be willing to accept a PAID internship at a GE location (TBD) in the U.S. for ~10 weeks during the Summer of 2012. (NEW)
- Scholarship Applications must also forward an Official University/College transcript (Spring 2011 transcripts or later may be used). Applicant can email an unofficial transcript to email@example.com. GPAs must be confirmed with NSBE by the application deadline.
- Current resume submitted during online application process.
Award: Up to Fifteen (15) $5,000 Scholarship Awards
- University Academic Achievement
- Demonstrated leadership ability and initiative
- Strong communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills
- Relevant internship experience
- Ability to be flexible and adaptable
(The number of scholarships awarded will depend on GE Fund contributions as of December 2, 2011 and ability of candidates to accept the paid internship.)
Online Submission Deadline:
Unofficial transcripts can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions must be transcripts with member's name, student ID and cumulative GPA listed.
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PLEASE NOTE: You MUST post a CONFIRMED GPA between 3.0 and 4.0 for your application to be eligible for judging. Please be sure to forward one copy of your transcript to the NSBE Office prior to the deadline.