Ernst Family Scholarship

Up to sixteen (16) $2,000 scholarships may be awarded each year. The scholarships are targeted to be awarded proportionally in each Ernst Corporate Division (Georgia, Cobb, Louisville, and Greater Ohio EEI). If there are no applicants from one division, a scholarship will be awarded to the next, most qualified applicant from all divisions. Past scholarship recipients, as well as students who are not accepted initially, may reapply for the scholarship each year.

Eligibility
The applicant must be the child of a person who is currently employed on a full-time basis at an Ernst affiliate location in the United States. Child is defined as a natural or adopted child or a dependent stepchild or ward / under legal guardianship of an Ernst employee. The parent on whom the initial application is based must be a current active full-time Ernst employee with at least two years of service on the application date.

Scholarship Criteria – 2 or 4 Year College

  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Full-time enrollment
  • Majors in Business, Science, Engineering or Construction will be preferred

Scholarship Criteria – Trade School (Manufacturing, Construction, CDL)

  • Accepted to a trade school
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Full-time enrollment

Scholarship Awards
One scholarship will be awarded to each Ernst Corporate Division (Georgia, Cobb, Louisville, and Greater Ohio EEI). If there are no applicants from one division, a scholarship will be awarded to the next, most qualified applicant from all divisions. Recipients may reapply each year. Students who are not accepted initially may reapply for the scholarship in later years of study.

Selection Process
The selection of a recipient will be made by the Scholarship Committee of The Dayton Foundation. NEITHER ERNST ENTERPRISES, INC. NOR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES OR FAMILY ARE INVOLVED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS.

Award
$2,000
Deadline
05/03/2019