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HAMA

$1,500* Scholarship

Scholarship Submissions For 2018 Have Ended

Student Application - Adult Application - Contribution Form

The Student Scholarship

The Hanover Area Management Association, Inc., a non-profit organization, has established a $1500* scholarship to help finance higher education for a young adult (17-21 years of age) of its member companies. The scholarship committee judges will select the winning essay. The decisions of the judges are final. The scholarship winner is announced May of each year, with the monetary award dispersed at the beginning of the fall term. The association reserves the right to present no awards or to split the award between equally qualified eligible recipients. Information is distributed to member companies, individual members, and local school guidance offices.

The scholarship is awarded without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, disability, or national origin or other protected category. The scholarship committee votes on numbered essays with all identifying individual information deleted. No member or officer will play a part in the selection if they have a relative entered in the contest.

*The amount of the scholarship is determined each year by the HAMA board of directors.

Eligibility

Contestants must be young adults (17-21 years of age) who are planning to enroll as a freshman in a full-time course of study at an accredited post secondary education program in the fall of the year and be a resident of South Central PA or Northern MD. After the committee has selected the winning essays, the winner must show acceptance to an eligible college and show intent to attend no later than May 3 of each year. If the first place winner defaults, the 2nd place winner will be awarded the scholarship, providing the same documentation is presented. The decision of the scholarship committee is final. Eligible contestants must also meet the following qualifications:

  • • The student must be employed at least part-time at a member company, OR
  • • Have a parent, or legal guardian employed by a member company, OR
  • • Be a grandchild of an active member of the HAMA organization.

Essay Topic

Contestant must submit an essay of a minimum of 500 to maximum 1,000 words on the topic – "What are your goals and aspirations, such as listing your major and why you chose it. Where do you see yourself in 5 years. Describe a circumstance in your life that you feel has contributed to shaping your life and how you handled it."

Rules

Contestants must follow the Format Rules on the reverse side of this form to be eligible to win the essay contest. Contestants who do not follow the rules will be disqualified. Judges will use the selection criteria for judging entries.

Deadline

Essays must be received or postmarked no later than March 16,2018. E-mail or mail essays to:

Lisa Moore, HAMA Executive Director
Hanover Area Management Association
P.O. Box 200
Hanover, PA 17331

OR email to lisamoore1956@gmail.com as an attached Microsoft Word document

The Adult Scholarship

The Hanover Area Management Association, Inc., a non-profit organization, has established a $1500* scholarship to help finance continuing education for an adult of its member companies. The scholarship committee judges will select the winning entry. The decisions of the judges are final. The scholarship winner is announced April 2018, with the monetary award dispersed through December 2018. The association reserves the right to present no awards or to split the award between equally qualified eligible recipients. Information is distributed to member companies and individual members.

The scholarship is awarded without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, disability, or national origin or other protected category. The scholarship committee votes on numbered essays with all identifying individual information deleted. No member or officer will play a part in the selection if they have a relative entered in the contest.

*The amount of the scholarship is determined each year by the HAMA board of directors. The award will be up to $1500 for a course(s) of study (not reimbursed by your company) through December 2018. (It could be more than one class.

Eligibility

Contestants must be adults who are planning to enroll in a course of study (full or part-time) at an accredited post-secondary education program (including a technical institution) and be a resident of South Central PA or Northern Maryland. Eligible contestants must also meet the following qualifications:

  • • The student must be a member of Hanover Area Management Association.
  • • The student must provide a document from their company showing that none of the requested funds (up to $1500) will be reimbursed.

Essay Topic

Contestant must submit an essay of a minimum of 500 to maximum 1,000 words on the topic – "Tell me your story. What are your goals and aspirations? Why do you think we should award this scholarship to you over other applicants?"

Rules

Contestants must follow the Format Rules of this form to be eligible to win the scholarship. Contestants who do not follow the rules will be disqualified. Judges will use the selection criteria for judging entries.

Deadline

Essays must be received or postmarked no later than March 16,2018. E-mail or mail essays to:

Lisa Moore, HAMA Executive Director
Hanover Area Management Association
P.O. Box 200
Hanover, PA 17331

OR email to lisamoore1956@gmail.com as an attached Microsoft Word document