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General Motors minority Engineering And Science Scholarship Program

 

General Motors Corporation
Attn: GM Scholarship Administration Center
700 West Fifth Avenue
Naperville, IL 60663
Toll-free: (888) 377-5233                                       Fax: (630) 428-2695
E-mail: scholarshipinfo@gmsac.com

Purpose 

To provide financial assistance to Native American and other underrepresented minority college students interested in majoring in an engineering or science program of interest to General Motors.

Eligibility 

This program is open to minority (African American, Hispanic, or Native American) students currently enrolled or planning to enroll full time at a 4- year college of university with sufficient credits to be classified as a  sophomore or junior.

Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and plans to enroll in engineering or science; preference is given to students in

  • chemical
  • electrical
  • industrial
  • manufacturing
  • of mechanical engineering
  • or other closely-related fields of science or engineering

They must be U.S. citizens or have eligibility to work permanently in the United States.

Along with their application, they must include

  • a letter of recommendation from a college instructor or other representative
  • official transcripts from their college
  • and a personal statement (500 to 750 words) about how their college experience (academics, extracurricular activities, outside activities, work experience) are shaping their educational and career goals. 

Selections based on

  • that statement
  • academic performance
  • proficiencies
  • and demonstrated skills in areas of interest to General Motors

Financial need is not considered.

Financial data 

The stipend is $5,000 per year.

Duration 

1 year.

Additional information 

Summer internships at a General Motors facility may also be available to recipients.

Number awarded 

A limited number are awarded each year.

Deadline 

May of each year.