IDEAL Opportunity Scholarship
The IDEAL Opportunity Scholarship is an intentional effort to increase access to education and transform the lives of persons of color who are low income and may be first-generation college students entering the following programs: Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, Electromechanical Technology, Automation Systems Technology, Nuclear Technology, or Criminal Justice.
Recipients will receive the following:
- Support from a faculty mentor,
- On-the-job paid work internship opportunity related to their field of study,
- Scholarship for tuition, fees, and required materials, and
- A stipend to support living expenses.
To be considered for the IDEAL Opportunity Scholarship:
Potential scholarship applicants can be referred for the IDEAL Opportunity Scholarship through a community-based organization referral. Once a referral is made, the individual referred must complete a scholarship application and submit it to the Foundation Office.
Community-Based Organizations – Make a Referral
Individuals who are interested in the IDEAL Opportunity Scholarship may complete and submit an IDEAL Opportunity Scholarship Application to the Foundation Office. Once the application is submitted, the individual must have a community-based organization sponsor them through the referral process.