WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Any current, full-time student of an accredited American university or college, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is eligible. There is no age requirement.
HOW DO I APPLY?
To apply for the scholarship, applicants must write an essay (~1000 words) about a clean tech topic of interest. Example topics include (but are not limited to) clean energy, climate change, smart home innovations, and energy efficiency. Submissions that use data are recommended. (The EIA has a wealth of information on energy and the environment.)
WHO DECIDES THE WINNER?
The essay, idea, or creation must be the applicant’s original work.The Scholarship will be awarded to the student who writes the most compelling essay as judged by an outside panel of educational professionals.Submissions containing grammatical or spelling errors, or any inappropriate language or content will be rejected.
HOW MUCH IS THE SCHOLARSHIP?
Two awards each worth $1,000 will be awarded annually. Each semester (spring and fall), both recipients will receive a $500 scholarship to the institution of their choice. The scholarship will be sent directly to the school’s financial aid office.
A Solar India reserves the right to publish any submissions, including, but not limited to, the winning submissions.
All submissions must be uploaded no later than 11:59 pm PST on December 15th, 2017.
We’ll select two winners and notify them by January 10th, 2018.
Amy Van Bergen
Congratulations to our 2016 scholarship winner, Amy Van Bergen. Thanks to all our 2016 contestants for participating.
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Scholarship funds are to be used for tuition and books only. Once awarded, a check will be written to the recipient’s enrolled school and credited for academic costs. Unlike solar energy, the scholarship award is non-renewable and only good for one semester cycle. By submitting an application, the applicant grants A Solar India the right to publish any and all written material submitted as part of the essay. The applicants personal information will not be shared with any third parties.