Miramichi Chamber of Commerce Scholarship $1000 - May 29, 2016

Posted: March 29, 2016

Miramichi Chamber of Commerce Scholarship 2016:
To promote the importance of entrepreneurial thinking, and recognize achievements in business-related studies. The ideal applicant would have a background in business studies, demonstrate an adaptation of business principles, and demonstrate problem solving, critical thinking, and leadership skills.
This scholarship is awarded to a student, completing their graduation year of secondary education, and preparing to enter a post-secondary institution.

-          Must be registered as a full-time student in a first-year program of a post-secondary school by September following the school year of applications
-          Must provide an official document from their academic institution confirming that they are accepted for the following academic year and indicating that a diploma or degree is underway
-          Must have sponsorship from an educator that knows the applicant at the same school (secondary school), and a reference letter from him/her
-          Must include a motivational letter outlining your reasons for application, your goals, and relevant background
-          Must provide an up-to-date transcript of their academic records.
-          Must submit a resume.

Value: $1000 will be awarded to one student in the Miramichi Region (MVHS, JMH, NSER, BHS and Carrefour Beausoleil).

Funding: The funding for this scholarship will result from the revenue of Chamber sponsored events and membership fees.

Payment & Presentation:
Presentation of the scholarship will be made at the awarded recipient’s high school graduation ceremony by a Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee member.
Payment will be presented to the recipient once they have received confirmation of enrollment for their second semester of post-secondary education.

Issue: Payment for the student will be arranged by the Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce at the beginning of the recipient’s second semester of post-secondary education.

Selection Committee: All applications will come straight to the Chamber of Commerce; the Selection Committee will choose the final recipient.  Criteria for selection may include an interview between the applicant and the selection committee.

Selection Criteria:
-          Academic achievement
-          Financial circumstance
-          Field of study/program registered  (i.e. students attending business related programs will be given priority consideration)
-          Motivational Letter outlining career aspirations
-          Awards/declarations/ recognition/ commendations
-          Volunteer work/dedication to the community

Application Deadline: May 29th, 2016

Forward all applications to:

MCC Scholarship Program
P.O Box 342
Miramichi, NB
E1N 3A7

For more information please contact the Chamber's office.