The AED Foundation (AEDF) Caterpillar Scholarship Program is building the pipeline of career and technical education candidates to address the heavy diesel industry's workforce gap. We are pleased to invite high school students who are pursuing a career in heavy diesel technology to apply for a $2,000 scholarship award.
 
Scholarship guidelines are as follows:
 
1. Awards are in the amount of $2,000 and may only be used toward tuition (exceptions apply)
 
2. Scholarships are available to high school students entering their first year of an AEDF accredited college program
 
3. Based on committee recommendations “student scholastic achievement, financial need, and written recommendations” are necessary for eligibility
 
4. All first-round scholarship recipients will be notified by mail no later than December 31, 2020
 
5. Scholarships will be distributed upon graduation for use toward students' first semester at an AEDF accredited college
 
6. All information provided in this application will be handled professionally and confidentially
 
Application Process:
 
To start the scholarship application process, students need to first submit their information via this form. Once student information is received, candidates will be invited to submit the following to complete their application:
  • A brief letter of intent (200 words or less) indicating how/why the student developed interest in the industry (can also submit a short video to meet this requirement)
  • Two written professional recommendations
  • A scanned copy of the student's acceptance letter to an AEDF accredited college program
 
 

Question Title

* 1. Name

Question Title

* 2. Contact Information

Question Title

* 3. High School

Question Title

* 4. What AEDF accredited college will you be attending after graduation?

Question Title

* 5. Are you a high school junior or senior?

Question Title

* 6. Scholarships are not available to Caterpillar employees or their families. Check the box below to confirm that you are not employed by Caterpillar or related to a Caterpillar employee.

Question Title

* 7. I give permission to release personal data on this form to AEDF and Caterpillar Foundation staff members interested in considering me for a scholarship.  I authorize my AEDF recognized high school to release my transcript for purposes of scholarship selection.  Should I be awarded a scholarship, I give the college and the AED and Caterpillar foundations permission to publish my name and photo as a recipient.

0 of 7 answered
 

T