Minority Engineering Scholarships available


Staff report



COLUMBUS – Applications are available now for the 2016 Ohio Minority Engineering Student Scholarship Program (OMESSP) sponsored by CT Consultants, Inc. in collaboration with Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC), the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), and New Visions Group, LLC.

The purpose of the OMESSP is to foster minority students majoring in civil engineering through mentorship and financial assistance. The 2016 application process is currently open until May 9.

Applicants can view program details, past recipients and complete the application form online at http://www.ctconsultants.com/about-us/scholarship.

“As CT Consultants continues to grow and expand our business, we are continually looking for talented engineers. With a history of more than 90 years of serving clients in Ohio and beyond, CT’s success depends on developing talent to meet client needs in the delivery of excellent service. We seek to nurture civil engineering talent, and the firm is committed to assisting students with outstanding potential looking to participate in the engineering field,” Wes Hall, vice president at CT Consulting, said.

The Ohio Minority Engineering Student Scholarship Program offers four $2,500.00 scholarships on an annual basis to students enrolled in an accredited Ohio college or university civil engineering program. Since its establishment in 2008, the program has awarded 15 scholarships totaling $52,500 to undergraduate students from seven Ohio colleges and universities.

The program is open to African American freshman and upper classmen (not graduate students). To be eligible for the OMESSP, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Freshman applicants must be declared as an engineering major, have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 at the time of selection and maintain at least a 2.5 during the time they hold of scholarship.
  • Upper class students must have at least a 2.5 GPA at time of selection and maintain that grade point average during the time they hold the scholarship.
  • All scholarship recipients must maintain a reasonable standard of conduct as defined by the OMESSP selection Committee, expected of scholarship students

Students can maintain multi-year scholarships if they continue to fulfill program requirements and re-apply each year.

For additional requirements and information visit http://www.ctconsultants.com/about-us/scholarship.

Staff report