Do you know about the new scholarship by PCA? If you are in search of funds to pay your educational expenses, then you are in the right place. PCA is introducing its Vocational Education PCA A.E. Robert Friedman Scholarship. This Scholarship provides funds to deserving high school seniors or college-aged students who are seeking to further their education through vocational or post-college studies. Students sponsored by a PCA National Member to be considered.
The purpose of the scholarship is to support the students to better in their higher education. The motive of the association is to help students who are struggling to pay their educational expenses and make education easy for them. The firm aims to make it possible for everyone to pursue their higher education. Established in 1978, the PCA A.E. Robert Friedman Scholarship provides funds to deserving high school seniors or college-aged students who are seeking to further their education through vocational or post-college studies.
Founded in 1884, the Painting Contractors Association (PCA) is a national trade association dedicated to the success of painting and decorating contractors through ethics, education, and excellence. PCA is recognized and supported by many industry manufacturers and suppliers as the premier organization committed to helping professional painting and decorating contractors improve their business. PCA is the only trade association dedicated to the success of the nearly 310,000 painting contractors in America and Canada. PCA offers contractor members many opportunities to develop and grow through participation in education programs, attendance at local networking meetings, use of PCA Industry Standards, and much more.
Take a look at the table below and get more information about the program:
|Organization||Painting Contractors Association|
|Educational Level||University or college students|
|Number of Awards||Multiple|
|Nationality||Domestic and International|
|Application Deadline||December 7, 2020|
|Requirement||Application, Essay, LoR|
Who May Be Eligible?
Check the eligibility requirements mentioned below to ensure about your eligibility:
- Students sponsored by a PCA National Member should apply.
- Applicants who will be applying to any state-certified community, vocational/technical institution are eligible.
- The fellow who can demonstrate a need for additional funding to complete their programs in a painting or coatings industry-related field of study are welcome to apply.
How to Apply
Eligible and interested students should apply for the program through an online application available. Candidates should fill out entirely or mark N/A if not applicable. Incomplete information may affect the rating of your application. All information you provide is strictly confidential. Fellows should ensure they provide all the needed supporting materials without any negligence. Applications should be submitted before the deadline to be considered for the program.
- Fellows should submit Two current letters of recommendation describing their qualifications that make you a clear choice for an AERF Scholarship.
- Academic transcript (unofficial copy allowed) from your last two semesters, three quarters, or a copy of your most recent transcript should be provided.
- Essay (250 words min.) on your career goals is mandatory.
- A letter of Recommendation by a PCA National member in good standing is required.
The AERF Scholarship Committee may award to students in amounts as determined by the AERF Scholarship Committee to students applying to University or College. This amount should be utilized to pay educational expenses like Tuition, fees, books, room, and other verified educational costs. This program motivates students to maintain good academic standing and encourages them to achieve their career goals.
The last date to apply for the scholarship program is December 7, 2020. Late or incomplete applications are void.