2020 Eric D. Tucker Scholarship

2020 Eric D. Tucker Scholarship Application

PURPOSE:

To award up to twenty $1,500 merit scholarships for post-secondary education to the families of dedicated employees of EBMDA members and participating associate members.

ELIGIBILITY:

1. Must be an employee, or family member (child, step-child, grandchild, adopted child or spouse) of an employee, who works for a company that is a retail member or associate member in good standing of EBMDA. Associate members must be head-quartered in EBMDA territory.
2. Must have maintained a minimum of 2.5 equivalent GPA in high school or college in the past year.
3. Must be enrolling in or currently attending a post-secondary college or technical school as a full-time or part-time student.
4. This scholarship will be renewable up to four years attending, and meeting the current qualifications.

EVALUATION PROCESS:

• The EBMDA Scholarship Committee will review all applications.
• The top applicants may be subject to a personal interview with the committee (either in person or by telephone).
• The EBMDA Scholarship Committee will select final awardees.
• Scholarship recipients will be selected by July 1.

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Complete the Application Form.
2. Prepare an essay of two typed pages (maximum) or neatly hand-written pages that specifically indicate your professional and scholastic ambitions. Include your academic and professional accomplishments and awards, financial need, and any other information you feel would assist the scholarship committee in evaluating your application.
3. Enclose a copy of your scholastic record (transcript).
4. Enclose one letter of recommendation from a personal or professional associate or teacher. The application form and all corresponding documents must be post-marked by June 22, 2020.