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CNOOC Petroleum U.S.A., Inc. Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

The CNOOC Petroleum U.S.A., INC. Scholarship Program has been established to encourage higher education and to recognize the achievements of children of employees of  CNOOC Petroleum U.S.A., INC.

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 CNOOC Petroleum U.S.A., INC. Scholarship Program must be:

  • Dependent* children, up to and including age 25, of full-time employees of CNOOC Petroleum U.S.A., INC. who have a minimum of one year of employment with the company as of the application deadline date
    *Dependent children refer to natural or legally adopted children or stepchildren of the employee who qualify for benefits provided by the company.
  • High school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll, or who are already enrolled, in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university for the entire upcoming academic year.

Awards

If selected as recipient, the student will receive a $3,000 award. Up to two (2) awards may be granted each year. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. Students may receive the award a maximum of four times.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in June.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of CNOOC Petroleum U.S.A., INC. 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 CNOOC Petroleum U.S.A., INC. play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. 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 a copy of your test score report(s) 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 May 5, 2022 3:00 pm Central Time.

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

CNOOC Petroleum U.S.A., Inc. has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!