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Gerber Foundation Medallion Scholarship

Gerber Foundation Medallion Scholarship

Applicable For:

Undergraduate Students

Max Award Amount:

$11,500

Application Deadline:

28/02/2024
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About This Scholarship

Students in Michigan’s Newaygo County who are graduating from particular school districts are eligible for the Gerber Foundation Medallion Scholarship. Fremont, Grant, Hesperia, Newaygo, and White Cloud are among the school districts. GPA must be at least 3.71. Students in these districts who are homeschooled are eligible. The selection process takes into account a candidate’s overall academic performance, recommendations, leadership abilities, and participation in a variety of extracurricular and community activities.

Students wishing to enrol in a recognised US post-secondary programme leading to a bachelor, associate, or certificate, as well as a vocational or technical training programme, are eligible to apply for this award. Students who intend to enrol in a federal military academy or marine academy are ineligible. Students on exchange abroad are not eligible.

Eligibility Criteria For Gerber Foundation Medallion Scholarship

Here are some common eligibility criteria that are often considered for scholarships targeting technical fields:

  • Field of Study: Technical scholarships are typically awarded to students pursuing degrees or certifications in technical or vocational fields. These can include areas such as engineering, computer science, information technology, healthcare, skilled trades, and other technical disciplines.
  • Enrollment in Technical Programs: The scholarship may require proof of acceptance or enrollment in a technical program at an accredited college, university, community college, or vocational school.
  • Academic Achievement: Many technical scholarships consider academic performance as an important criterion. This can include factors such as GPA, standardized test scores, or specific course prerequisites.
  • Demonstrated Interest and Passion: Scholarship providers often look for applicants who demonstrate a genuine interest and passion for their chosen technical field. This can be evidenced through participation in related activities, projects, competitions, or relevant work experience.
  • Specific Demographic or Geographic Criteria: Certain technical scholarships may be targeted toward specific demographic groups (e.g., women in STEM, underrepresented minorities) or individuals from particular geographic regions.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Scholarships may require letters of recommendation from teachers, mentors, or professionals in the technical field who can speak to the applicant’s abilities, passion, and potential for success.

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