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American Coalition for Ethanol Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

The American Coalition for Ethanol has established a scholarship program to assist employees or shareholders, their spouses and dependent children, age 24 and under, who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the American Coalition for Ethanol Scholarship Program must:

  • Be employees or shareholders, spouses of employees or shareholders, or dependent* children age 24 and under of employees or shareholders of an Associate, Voting, or Ethanol Producer Member of the American Coalition for Ethanol in good standing for one year are eligible. Employees must be employed a minimum of one year as of the application deadline date.
    *Dependent children are defined as natural or legally adopted children or stepchildren living in the member’s/employee’s household or primarily supported by the member/employee.
  • Be high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or who are already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $1,000 award. Up to three (3) awards will be granted. Two awards will be dedicated to Ethanol Producer Members and one to a Voting or Associate Member.

Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in mid-May.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the American Coalition for Ethanol. Payment is made in August.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of educational and career goals and objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.

Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of the American Coalition for Ethanol play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.


As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken. NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload an official copy of those test scores separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than April 29, 2022 3:00 pm CT.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

American Coalition for Ethanol has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!