The Central Illinois Chapter of the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers is sponsoring a $1,500 scholarship to a qualified central Illinois high school senior.
To be eligible, the candidate should be accepted into an engineering college or a junior college with an equivalent engineering academic schedule and are encouraged to have a minimum ACT score of 28 or SAT equivalent. The candidate must reside within the Counties of Macon, Moultrie, Piatt, Shelby, and the southern parts of DeWitt and Logan.
The southern parts of DeWitt and Logan counties are defined as including the cities of Clinton and Lincoln and those parts south of Illinois Route 10 east of Interstate 55 and south of 1550th Street west of I-55.
There is no formal application form. Interested high school seniors should submit a brief resume including: interests, organized activities, officer positions, and awards; their school transcript with national testing results; college acceptance notification; a one-page composition describing their interest in engineering; and telephone and email contact information. The Scholarship Committee will determine which applicants will be selected to be interviewed for the scholarship. Arrangements will be made for a personal interview with each qualified applicant during the early part of April.
Interested students should submit his/her application to: Willard T. Sudduth, PE, 2360 South Taylor Road, Decatur, IL 62521, prior to March 31, 2018.