The E2S5 Project (Environment, Engineering, Sustainability Science Student Success Scholarships) at GCC supports students in four science-based disciplines that specifically incorporate experiential learning: Engineering, Environmental Science, Farm and Food Systems and Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency. E2S5 is aimed at encouraging student success by providing extensive academic support and financial assistance to selected participants.
Program benefits include:
- Up to $10,000 in accumulated scholarship funding for students who maintain multiple year eligibility
- Access to extensive academic support services
- Assistance with transfer or job placement upon completion of the GCC program
Eligible applicants must be:
- Full-time students in one of the following associate degree programs: Engineering, Environmental Science, Farm and Food Systems or Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency
- PELL Grant eligible, as determined by the federal government’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- Able to demonstrate financial need, as determined by GCC’s Office of Financial Aid the FAFSA
- Citizens of the United States, nationals of the United States as defined in section 101(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, aliens admitted as refugees under section 207 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, or aliens lawfully admitted to the US for permanent residence
- Committed to participation in all required E2S5 activities
- Able to demonstrate high academic potential
All E2S5 participants are expected to commit to full participation in all aspects of the program. To ensure continuation of funding in subsequent semesters, E2S5 students must:
- Meet at least twice each semester with their assigned academic advisor
- Attend regular scholarship group meetings
- Meet with the Internship Coordinator to explore internship opportunities and prepare a resume
- Meet individually or in a group session with a career counselor
- Meet with the transfer counselor (for students intending to transfer to a four-year college)
- Attend assigned student events which may include Engineering Speaker Day, Pizza with the President, transfer or job fairs etc.
E2S5 Scholarship ApplicationApplication deadline February 15, 2020. Interviews to be scheduled after application submission.
Questions? Contact Deidre Murphy, firstname.lastname@example.org.