Scholarships

Process Technology Scholarship

Scholarship application and required documentation must be completed by March 31, 2014.

General Scholarship Information

The Shell scholarship is provided for students who seek an education to obtain permanent employment in the industries that use and control mechanical, physical, or chemical processes to produce a final product.

This scholarship is for students who are currently enrolled or are planning to enroll in any of the following two-year degree programs:

There is a three-year time limit to complete the degree program and a maximum total of $2,200 available for each individual scholarship awarded. Funds must be distributed within three calendar years from the date of the scholarship award.

Full-time students are eligible for a maximum of $750 per semester to complete the degree program.

Part-time students are eligible for a maximum of $500 per semester to complete the degree program.

Eligible expenses include tuition, books, fees, and educational supplies.

Scholarship retention will be evaluated at the end of each semester and will be based on student performance as described in the eligibility criteria.

Applicant Eligibility

The Shell Scholarship award is primarily based on scholastic performance. The minimum application criterion is a 2.5 grade point average.

Once awarded, the recipient must maintain a 2.5 grade point average and remain in good standing in the degree program.

Students will be required to submit college transcripts verifying grades and attendance at the end of each semester and/or school year in order for monies to be released for the upcoming semester.

The applicant must have a declared major in one of the following two year degree programs:

  • Process/Production Technology
  • Petroleum Technology
  • Compressor/Compression Technology
  • Electrical/Electronics Technology
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology
  • Instrumentation/Analyzer Technology
  • Machinist/Mechanical Technology

The applicant must be a US citizen or authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States.

Application Process

Read Carefully and Follow the Instructions

To be considered for a scholarship award, your application must be completed by the deadline and accompanied by the following attachments. Your application will not be considered unless all required documentation is uploaded with the complete application.

ATTACHMENTS:

  1. Official high school transcript or a copy of G.E.D. certificate.
  2. Official college or technical training transcripts or copy of an official transcript through the most current semester completed. Please allow sufficient time before the scholarship application deadline for the transcript(s) to be processed.
  3. Completed degree plan signed by your College Counselor or Advisor (for students currently enrolled in college).
  4. Three letters of recommendation. Letters from employers or instructors must be on letterhead. Letters should include phone number of sender and reflect evidence of good interpersonal and team skills. Mailing of reference letters separate from your application may delay consideration of your application.

Application Due Date: March 31, 2014

Notification Process

  1. The completed application with ALL required documentation/attachments, will be screened.
  2. Top candidates will be scheduled for interviews via telephone and/or skype
  3. Notification of awards will be made by the end of April 2014.
  4. Scholarship checks will be sent directly to the college listed on the recipient's application and distributed by the scholarship office located at that college.

Apply Online

Go to com.starsscholarshipsonline.com to apply online for a scholarship.

Further Information

For further information contact Tammy Stafford at the College of the Mainland Foundation:

tstafford@com.edu
(409) 933-8508 or (409) 933-8557