January 3, 2012
2012 Boilermakers Scholarship Program
International President Newton B. Jones has announced the 2012 Scholarship competition sponsored by the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers. In 2012, the Boilermakers will award a total of $12,000.00 to Canadian Students.
To be eligible, the applicant must be a son, daughter, legally adopted child or dependent of a member in good standing. Applications are limited to high school seniors who will be entering their first year of academic study at a degree-granting, accredited college or university within one year of their high school graduation.
Applications will be accepted between January 1 and March 1, 2012. Applications postmarked after the March 1, 2012 deadline cannot be considered.
Scholarship candidates must submit the following:
- The official Scholarship Application (as revised December, 2011);
- Proof of relationship or dependency to the Boilermaker member;
- The applicant's high school transcript; and
- A 300-500 word, typed essay on this year's topic, "What is your opinion for the Canadian Parliamentary system? Would you improve it? If so, how?" ** Note - the scholarship applications and essays must be typed or legibly handwritten. If applications are not legible, they will not be considered.**
The Scholarship Committee appointed will review applications and select the winners. The winners will be selected on the basis of a variety of factors, including academic achievement, career goals, extra-curricular activities, outside school activities and the applicant's essay.
Please contact your local lodge for the application and more information.