The Pikes Peak Post scholarship program for 2012 is underway. An announcement of the program was sent to all area high schools in October and applications for the scholarships are due by 22 Feb 2013. The scholarship opportunity is open to any student who plans to pursue an engineering degree and either is interested in pursuing a military career or has at least one family member (sibling, parent, or grandparent) who is either: (1) An active SAME member, (2) A current member of the U.S. military, or (3) Retired from the U.S. military. Applicants must be high school seniors expecting to enroll in college for the 2013-2014 school year or returning college sophomores, juniors, or seniors enrolled in a college or university for the 2013-2014 academic year. A copy of the scholarship application can be found here. For the 2011-2012 period, a total of $9,000 was awarded to four deserving students in amounts of either $1,000 or $2,000. 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 email@example.com.
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