The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), Pikes Peak Post intends to award multiple scholarships to Engineering Students for the 2014-2015 school year.
must be enrolled, or planning to enroll, in a full-time undergraduate Engineering
degree program at an accredited college or university in the fall term of 2014.
Applicants who have earned an undergraduate degree or who are enrolled in a
graduate degree program are not eligible. All applicants must also have a minimum
GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 basis) to be eligible to apply. The minimum GPA requirement
applies to both high school and college students. No scholarship will be awarded
for those pursuing an associate, second undergraduate or graduate school degree.
Applicants who receive an appointment to one of the U.S. Military Academies
(or affiliated preparatory schools) or are awarded a full scholarship at any
accredited U.S. post-secondary institution of higher education are not eligible
to receive funds from this program. A full scholarship is usually defined as
one that provides for payment of tuition, books, lab fees, and other related
expenses. An ROTC scholarship is considered a full scholarship.
Applicants must be pursuing a four-year degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university and either is interested in pursuing a military career or has at least one family member (sibling, parent, or grandparent) who is either:
An active SAME member,
(2) A current member of the U.S. military, or
(3) Retired from the U.S. military.
must be high school seniors expecting to enroll in college for the 2014-2015
school year or returning college sophomores, juniors, or seniors enrolled in
a college or university for the 2013-2014 academic year.
intent is to target scholarship awards to Pikes Peak Post area high school students
and college students attending College / Universities throughout Colorado; however
this is not a requirement and The Post reserves the right to offer scholarships
to any qualified candidates.
A copy of the scholarship application can be found here. If you have any questions about the scholarship program, please call the Pikes Peak Post Education and Mentoring Chair, Chuck Weiss, at (303) 810-6007 or e-mail him at CWeiss@whpacific.com.
The deadline for enrolling is February 28, 2014.
School Year 2013-2014 Scholarship Winners
The Pikes Peak Post Scholarship
Program for the 2013-2014 school year received applications from an incredibly
talented and competitive group of students. Our evaluation process, which typically
targets local high school senior students or current college students at universities
throughout Colorado and the country, always considers every application, looking
for the most qualified applicants.
The Pikes Peak Post awarded
scholarships in the amount range from $1000 to $2,000 to four students, totaling
$6,000.00 in awards! Each student was recognized at our Post luncheon on May
Scholarship recipients for
the 2013-2014 school year included:
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