Scholarships for American Indians

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Eaton Multicultural Scholars Program

Eaton Corporation

Attn: EMSP

1111 Superior Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44114-2584

(216) 523-4354

E-mail: mildredneumann@eaton.com

Web: www.eaton.com

Purpose

To provide financial assistance and work experience to Native American and other minority college students interested in a career in designated fields.

Eligibility

This program is open to full-time minority college students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must have completed 1 year in an accredited program and 3 remaining years of course work before completing a bachelor's degree. They must be majoring in information technology, engineering, supplier resource management, or accounting. Selection is based on academic performance, the student's school recommendation, and an expressed interested in pursing challenging and rewarding internship assignments.

Financial data

Stipends range from $500 to $3,000 per year. Funds are paid directly to the recipient's university to cover the cost of tuition, books, supplies, equipment, and fees.

Duration

3 years

Additional information

In addition to the scholarships, recipients are offered paid summer internships at company headquarters in Cleveland. The target schools participating in this program recently were Cornell, Detroit-mercy, Florida A&M, Georgia Tech, Illinois at Chicago, Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Lawrence Technological, Marquette, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Michigan at Ann Arbor, Michigan at Dearborn, Michigan State, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Minnesota, Morehouse College, North Carolina A&T State, North Carolina State, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Purdue, Southern, Tennessee, Western Michigan, and Wisconsin at Madison. This program was established in 1994. Until 2002, it was known as the Eaton Minority Engineering Scholars Program.

Number awarded

Varies each year; a total of $150,000 is available for this program annually

Deadline

December of each year