First-time Student Scholarship Application

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2019

GUIDELINES

The KLBMD Education Foundation will award up to eight (8) scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year. The scholarships are for one year in the amount of $1,000 each, payable at $500 per semester. Second semester awards are contingent upon passing grades for the first semester. These one-year awards may be used at any accredited college, university or vocational school. Scholarship winners will be chosen during June and notified in July. Winners must enroll as full-time college students in the Fall of 2019. (All payments go directly to the college.)

ELIGIBILITY

In order to be eligible for award you must fall under one of the following categories:

  1. Full-time employee or dependent of an owner or full-time employee (spouse, child, or grandchild) of a company that is a member of KBMA. Employee must have been employed during the two years preceding January 1, 2019. Previous scholarship applicants/recipients are encouraged to reapply.
  2. Part-time employees of member companies are eligible; their dependents are not. Part-time employees must have been employed during the two years preceding January 1, 2019

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Please complete the included forms in their entirety and submit with the following supporting documents:

  1. Three (3) letters of recommendation as outlined below:
  1. One from the owner or general manager of the KBMA member firm.
  2. One from a principal, teacher or counselor at the school you are presently attending or, if not presently attending school, the school most recently attended.
  3. One from a person of your choice, excluding family members, who knows you well from school, work, or other contact such as sports, etc.
  4. Each letter should NOT exceed ONE (1) page in length.
  1. Official transcript from most recent semester or academic year as described below:
    1. If applying for your FIRST semester of college please submit official transcripts from your senior year of high school
    2. If applying as a CURRENT or RETURNING college student, please submit official transcripts from your most recent semester of full-time college

 


APPLICANT INFORMATION
All items with asterisks are required.
Name: *
Mailing Address, City, State & Zip: *
Phone : *
Home or Cell?: *
Home
Cell
Email Address: *
High School Name & Mailing Address, City, State & Zip: *
Phone: *
Principal and/or Counselor Name: *
Cumulative GPA: *
By selecting "YES" I acknowledge it my responsibility to request my official transcripts be sent to the KLBMD Education Foundation office by May 31, 2019: *
YES
NO
Class Rank: *
Graduation Date: *
ELIGIBILITY
In order to be eligible for award you must fall under one of the following categories:
1. Full-time employee or dependent of an owner or full-time employee (spouse, child, or grandchild) of a KBMA member company. Employee must have been employed during the two years preceding January 1, 2019.
2. Part-time employees of KBMA member companies are eligible; their dependents are not. Part-time employees must have been employed during the two years preceding January 1, 2019
KBMA Member Firm: *
Mailing Address, City, State & Zip: *
Phone:
Qualifying Employee's Name and Position: *
Date Employed : *
Relation to Applicant: *
ACADEMIC PLANS
College/University/Vocational School Name & Mailing Address, City, State & Zip: *
Course of Study (If you have chosen one.): *
Have you applied for admission?: *
Yes
No
Have you been accepted for admission?: *
Yes
No
If accepted, have you committed to enroll?: *
Yes
No
Cost of Tuition (Annually): *
Cost of Room & Board (Annually): *
FINANCIAL INFORMATION
List any other scholarships applied for and include the total amount from each that you might receive for the next academic year: *
List other scholarships you have been awarded and the total amount from each that you might receive for the next academic year: *
If you would like the Foundation to consider your financial situation, please explain below:
LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION SUBMISSION
Please attach THREE (3) Letters of Recommendation as outlined below to your application:
1. From the owner or general manager of the KBMA member firm.
2. From a principal, teacher or counselor at the school you are presently attending or, if not presently attending school, the school most recently attended.
3. From a person of your choice, excluding family members, who knows you well from school, work, or other contact such as sports, etc.
Each letter should NOT exceed ONE (1) page in length.
Please upload your first letter of recommendation here.:
Please upload your second letter of recommendation here.:
Please upload your third letter of recommendation here.:
SUPPORTING INFORMATION
In your own words, what is your intended course of study and long-term goals? How are your goals related to your intended course of study?: *
In your own words, how has your contact with the lumber and building materials industry affected your educational and long-term goals?: *
In your own words, describe why you are a good candidate for this scholarship award. How would this award impact your educational and long-term goals?: *
I will mail or email these additional pieces for my application:
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Official Transcripts
Other
I hereby certify that the information provided in and with this application is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I understand that misstatement of facts may disqualify me from receiving or retaining an award. I authorize school officials to release my academic records to the KLBMD Foundation. : *
Yes
No