The American Association of Blacks in Energy is a professional organization of African Americans in the energy industry. Through its Scholarship Program, AABE seeks to help increase the number of African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans (underrepresented minorities) in energy related fields. By doing so, we help our nation address a critical need and a challenge to our future economic vitality in the world market.
Candidates for an AABE scholarship must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Have, minimally, an overall “B” unweighted academic average (3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale).
- Be a graduating high school senior who has applied to one or more accredited colleges/universities.
- Plan to major in business, one of the physical sciences, technology, and engineering or mathematics fields in preparation for a career in the energy sector.
- Be a member of one of a class or group of individuals who has been historically underrepresented in the sciences, technology, engineering and math related disciplines.
Amount of Award:
The Wisconsin Chapter of AABE will award two (2) book awards of $250 and one (1) academic scholarship of $500. The top winner’s application is forwarded to compete for a Midwest Regional Award of $3,000 (The Midwest Region is one of six AABE Regions). Additionally, a “Rufus D. Gladney” Premier Award of $5,000 is given annually to the candidate who is judged to demonstrate the most outstanding achievement and promise. National Awards are made to the students upon presentation of proof of enrollment at an accredited college or university. Distribution of local chapter awards are made at the discretion of the local chapter upon proof of enrollment at an accredited college or university.
Application Link: CLICK HERE
Application Deadline: February 3, 2019