Who Can Apply: Established in honor of MES founder, Dick Pierce, who passed away in 2011, these scholarships are awarded based on merit and financial need. The goal is to provide support for students who might not otherwise continue their post-secondary education without financial assistance. Scholarships are awarded on a renewable basis for up to 4 years. In order to receive renewable awards, students must earn a minimum of 12 credits per semester and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA.
Details: A $5,000 scholarship per student per year will be awarded. Scholarships will be renewable for up to 4 years. A total of 10 scholarships will be awarded to eligible students in 2018. Application period runs from January 1st – April 1st. Requirements: Academic excellence demonstrated by the content of the applicant’s transcript, GPA and SAT. Contributions to school, community and/or work. Demonstrated financial need. Two letters of recommendation. A personal essay of 300 words or more.
Deadline: April 1, 2018