The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMRA) has established the NEMRA Educational Scholarship Foundation Program to assist children of its representative members and their employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.
This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships 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 are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the NEMRA Educational Scholarship Foundation Program must be:
Children of employees of NEMRA are ineligible to apply
Up to twenty-two (22) awards will be granted each year. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards , with the exception of the Rouzer Award, are for undergraduate, graduate or doctoral study and may be used to pay for tuition, books, lab, fees, or other education related expenses.
Applicants will be notified in December and announced at the NEMRA annual conference. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of NEMRA Educational Foundation. Payments are made in July.
Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Preference will be given to those applicants who are pursuing post-secondary education in a discipline which targets a career in the electrical industry, such as electrical engineering, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical technician, sales, marketing, finance, human resources, management, logistics, information technology
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of NEMRA Educational Foundation play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
As part of your application, you must upload the following document:
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.
Also as part of your application, two online recommendation forms must be submitted on your behalf by November 7, 2022 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.