Shelbyville Daily Union

March 11, 2014

Illinois Society of Professional Engineers scholarship available

Shelbyville Daily Union

---- — The Central Illinois Chapter of the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers is sponsoring a $1000 scholarship to a qualified central Illinois high school senior.

To be eligible, the candidate should be accepted into an engineering college or a junior college with an equivalent academic schedule for the first two years. The candidate must reside within the Counties of Macon, Moultrie, Piatt, Shelby, and the southern parts of De Witt and Logan. The southern parts of DeWitt and Logan Counties are defined as including the cities of Clinton and Lincoln and those parts south of Route 10 east of I-55 and south of 1550th Street west of I-55.

There is no formal application form. Interested high school seniors should submit a brief resume including: interests, organized activities, officer positions, and awards; their school transcript with national testing results; and a one-page composition describing their interest in engineering. Arrangements will be made for a personal interview with each applicant during the latter part of April.

Interested students should submit his/her application to: Willard T. Sudduth, PE, 2360 South Taylor Road, Decatur, Illinois 62521 prior to 12 April, 2014.