The Glen McClaren STEM Scholarship | Application Information
Scholarship Application Information
The application period is open from Feb 1- April 30.
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It is STRONGLY recommended that you read through the FAQs before you begin this application or contact the HIA Office.
It is strongly recommended that you have all the following documents ready to upload at the time of application. Documents must be in PDF format or WORD document. Transcripts that are multiple pages must be scanned, saved and uploaded as one single PDF (The system will not allow you to upload each transcript page as individual files). Photos must be submitted as a JPEG as per the instructions below.
Resume: one-page limit.
700-Word Essay: The essay can be on any topic as long it relates to the reason you chose to pursue a STEM degree.
One faculty letter of recommendation from an advisor, dean, principal, faculty or instructor – i.e. someone who can speak on behalf of your academics. NOTE: If the recommender prefers, faculty letters may be directly emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
One peer letter of recommendation from a friend, classmate, lab partner, teammate, member of a student/youth organization. The letter may not be from a mentor, coach, or supervisor, unless that individual is within your same age group.
Photo: The photo will not be used in the scholarship selection, but rather used for publications of scholarship recipients, in print and online.
For additional information regarding the Heroes in Action Scholars Program, please contact Jason McClaren at email@example.com
Glen McClaren worked as an electronic engineer and was an Air Force veteran. He designed, managed and installed state-of-the-art video systems at Kennedy Space Center, Disney, Sea World and many other places around the world. He implemented new designs and set standards still used today.