The Community Foundation of Mount Vernon & Knox County is pleased to share news of exciting scholarship opportunities now available through the Ariel Foundation. Read below or visit the Ariel Foundation website at www.ariel-foundation.org for more information.
The James P. Buchwald and Tom Rastin Engineering Scholarships of $5,000 each are awarded annually to students of sophomore status or above who are enrolled at any four-year engineering college (All engineering fields of study will be considered). Awards are renewable as long as students remain in an undergraduate engineering school and maintain satisfactory academic status. New and renewed scholarship awards shall be selected by the Ariel Foundation through a yearly application evaluation.
Eligible applicants must be a graduate of a Knox County, Ohio high school or resident of Knox County, Ohio at the time of high school graduation. Exempt are any employees or family members of employees of Ariel Corporation or Ariel Foundation. The primary selection criterion for the scholarship program shall be an applicant’s past academic performance. Ariel Foundation shall consider applicants who have achieved at or above a 3.0 Grade Point Average for one year at an accredited college or university prior to acceptance into an engineering college. Recommendations from instructors, personal qualities, and financial need shall all be considered.
Applications must be received at Ariel Foundation no later than July 15, 2017 to be considered for both the James P. Buchwald and Tom Rastin Engineering Scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year.