Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
285
Days
December 7 2021
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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A.E. Robert Friedman Scholarships

Description

The PCA A.E. Robert Friedman Scholarship, originally established in 1978, is open to any high school senior or college-age student seeking to further their education. Students seeking to further education at a college or university are welcome to apply for the Education Scholarship and students starting their education for a career in the painting industry are welcome to apply for the Vocational Scholarship. Applicants may be if available sponsored by an active PCA member in good standing. Must pledge to use any scholarship award granted toward vocational, college or post-college studies. The PCA Education Foundation Scholarship Committee will make annual awards based upon character, financial need, and upon full or part-time attendance in an accredited junior college, college, university, vocational, or post-graduate institution. The PCA Education Foundation Scholarship Committee reserve the right to investigate and verify any information or data submitted by the candidate. In no case shall a recipient be eligible to receive an award for more than four (4) years. Additional requirements needed for the Education Scholarship Application are: Academic transcript (unofficial copy allowed) from your last two semesters, three quarters, or a copy of your most recent transcript. Essay (250 words min.) on your career goals. Letter of Recommendation by a PCA National member in good standing. For the Vocational Scholarship: Students enrolled in a program in the painting or coatings industry are eligible for this scholarship. These programs might include state-certified community, vocational and technical institutions. Both applications may be submitted online or thru pdf but for this cycle, online applications are already closed. PDF for Education Scholarship can be accessed here: https://www.pcapainted.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/PCA-2020-2021-Educational-Scholarship-Application-Document-v3.pdf. For the Vocational Scholarship: https://www.pcapainted.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/PCA-2020-2021-Vocational-Scholarship-Application-Document-v3.pdf.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student, a graduate student or a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time

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Contact Marsha Bass
Operations Manager
mbass@pcapainted.org
Tel: 314-514-7322 ext. 222 Address 2316 Millpark Drive
Maryland Heights, MO 63043