Who Can Apply: Mark Caldwell was a bright, charismatic, and thoughtful person.
After graduating from Springboro High School in Ohio, Mark earned his Bachelor’s degree from Devry Institute of Technology. He worked 35 years as an electrical engineer, specializing in robotic integration within the packaging industry. His career took him all across the globe.
Above all else, Mark was a loyal friend and a kind person. He treated everyone equally, with an open spirit and with dignity. Mark created the types of bonds that lasted decades.
To remember and honor the memory of Mark Caldwell, the Mark Caldwell Memorial STEAM Scholarship will support first-generation high school students who plan to pursue a STEAM degree.
To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:
- Be a first-generation student
- Be a graduating senior at Springboro High School, OH or Woodlake Union High School, CA as a first-generation student
- Have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
While not required, it’s a plus if you are active in F.I.R.S.T Robotics, Destination Imagination, the maker community, or similar activities.
Submission: To apply, please write about a time when, through tremendous hardship, you achieved something great in your life. Please go into detail about the strategies, skills, and techniques you employed to overcome the obstacles between you and your goal.
Deadline: March 15, 2023