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Sons and Daughters Scholarship

The Sons and Daughters Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Alcoa Foundation.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $7500
Application Deadline: 31-Oct
Requirements: Applicant must be the child of an active, retired, or deceased Alcoa employee, must have a minimum 2.3 GPA, must rank in top half of secondary school class, and must take the SAT I. Selection is based upon scholastic achievement, potential, character, and leadership.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

Alcoa Foundation
201 Isabella Street, Mellon Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5859
Phone Number: 412 553 4786

You can find out more by contacting:

Parent's location administrator

One may find it helpful to carefully examine available information on the scholarship. Your best chance of obtaining money is a result of first understanding the qualifications and making sure you meet them. A good first step is to identify the driving force for the Alcoa Foundation and what they hope to achieve with the Sons and Daughters Scholarship. If you meet the requirements, you should determine if you have a decent shot of being awarded the scholarship. Upon determining that you have a decent shot of actually being awarded the Sons and Daughters Scholarship, then it is useful to fill out an application.

A vital detail of working toward obtaining the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Applications can sometimes be time consuming and laborious, but take the time to make sure that the forms are filled out correctly and completely. Pay careful attention so that you won't get passed over because of some minor point.

Once the application is sent off, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Sons and Daughters Scholarship chooses a winner and actually dispenses the resources so that you can know if it is possible to rely on the scholarship to provide additional support for any bills associated with your education and how it will help you out, since there might be constraints on how you can use the Sons and Daughters Scholarship. It can be difficult to find ways to handle the increasing costs of education, and getting the Sons and Daughters Scholarship to help with your financial aid can be a huge help. If you don't end up getting the Sons and Daughters Scholarship, keep at it, you can find different scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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