Gene Haas Scholarship Application

The 2017 Clark Magnet High School Gene Haas Scholarship is available to graduating seniors of Clark Magnet High School who will be pursuing post-secondary studies in engineering and manufacturing related fields at a college, university, or technical school with a hands-on emphasis, project-based instruction, and “learn-by-doing” philosophy. Scholarship amounts are determined by the review committee and typically range between $250 and $2,500. Multiple scholarships are available, typically totaling between $10,000 and $15,000 per year. Applications will close on Friday April 28th at 11:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time. Late applications will not be considered.

Gene Haas Scholarship Application
Check all that apply.
Please spell out the full name, and include location if there is any ambiguity in the name.
Indicate the month and year.
If other, please provide an explanation below.
Please spell out. Do not use acronyms or abbreviations.
The Gene Haas Scholarship is designed to support students who are entering a technical or engineering education program. It is not intended for use in programs which are primarily theoretical in nature. Some schools (UC, Stanford, USC) have a reputation for being more theoretical than others (Cal Poly, New Mexico Tech, GCC). This question is particularly important if your intended program has a reputation for being more theoretical.
You may need to do some research and calculation. Estimated Annual Tuition = (# of units of courses per semester/quarter) * # of (semesters/quarters per year) * (cost per unit). This number does not include other expenses.
Please be SPECIFIC in your response (grants, loans, other scholarships, amounts, etc). While this question will not directly affect the outcome of your Gene Haas Scholarship application, it is important for the review panel to understand all relevant factors in the context of the cost of attending college. This information will be kept strictly confidential and not shared outside the application review panel.
What factors influenced your decision? (Use fewer than 250 words)
Use between 150 and 250 words. You may mention if you have worked on any engineering or manufacturing related project, product, hobby, or activity.
Use between 150 and 250 words. Be specific as to why you chose the above-mentioned major, certificate program, or field of study in particular.
Be as specific as possible. Use between 150 and 250 words.
Working while going to school, needing to care for a family member, moving out of the country, etc. 250 word limit.
250 word limit.