Seminole State College of Florida is partnering with W.W. Grainger to offer two $2,000 scholarships for qualified veterans.
The scholarships, part of the Grainger Tools for Tomorrow program, are available for honorably discharged veterans who are currently enrolled in a qualified technical education program at Seminole State. Qualified programs include Associate in Science or certification in: electronic systems, heating/air conditioning, plumbing, pneumatics, welding, automotive, construction, facilities maintenance or other industrial trade.
Applicants must be currently enrolled in at least 12 hours of classes this semester and have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Applicants who were not previously enrolled will be required to provide a military record.
All applicants must provide the following:
The winning students will also receive toolkits upon graduation.
Seminole State has about 600 registered student veterans.
For more information on the scholarships or to receive an application, please e-mail Jose Toro, Seminole State Veterans Affairs specialist, or call 407.708.2242. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Dec. 1.
Grainger, in conjunction with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), launched the Grainger Tools for Tomorrow scholarship program in 2006. The program is designed to help students enrolled in community college industrial skilled trades programs realize their education and career goals. The program works with AACC member colleges across the United States to award students who have demonstrated drive, commitment and leadership.
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