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Oracle Scholarships for BDPA Students (2013)

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National BDPA Scholarship as Sponsored by Oracle!
Deadline: July 17, 2013
Click here to Apply - http://www.bdpa.org/resource/resmgr/Scholarships/2013_BOA.docx

Applicant Requirements:
- Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident
- GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Must be enrolled as a full time student for fall and spring semesters
• High School Student grades 11-12
• Undergraduate student (minimum of (12) twelve credit hours)
• Students attending a community college must be enrolled in transferable majors to a four year program offering a Baccalaureate Degree or community college (Note: medical sciences, nursing, and social sciences are not considered a STEM degree)
- Must be pursuing a STEM degree at an accredited U.S. university
- Must be a BDPA Student Member in good standing

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Oracle Scholarships for BDPA Students (2013)

  1. 1. CitizenshipMust be a United States citizen or permanent residentEnrollmentMust be enrolled as a full time student for the fall and spring semestersHigh School Students in grades 11-12Undergraduate students is twelve (12) credit hoursStudents at community college must be enrolled in transferable majors to a four-year institution offering a Baccalaureate DegreeGPAMust have a minimum GPA of 3.0MajorMust be pursuing a STEM degree at an accredited U.S. university or community college;medical sciences, nursing, and social sciences are not considered a STEM degreeMembershipMust be a BDPA Student Member in good standingPostmark DeadlineJuly 17, 2013BDPA9500 Arena Dr., Suite 106Largo, MD 20774
  2. 2. BDPA ORACLE SCHOLARSHIP - APPLICATION FORM2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR2 | P a g eSection A. Personal Information:1. Mr. Ms. Last First Middle2. Current Address:Number and Street Apt No.City County State ZipTelephone ( ) - E-mail Address3. Permanent Address:Number and Street Apt No.City County State ZipTelephone ( ) - E-mail AddressAre you a permanent resident in the U.S.? Yes No If yes, how long?4. Are you a United States citizen? Yes NoBirth Date / / Birth Place: City State5. Background:African American Asian Hispanic American IndianaWhite Other
  3. 3. BDPA ORACLE SCHOLARSHIP - APPLICATION FORM2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR3 | P a g eSection B. Academic Information:High School Students:Name City StateGrade: 10 11 12 Expected Grad. Date / /Do you plan on attending college? Yes No If yes, then when? / /Undergrad MajorAre you a previous Oracle scholarship recipient? Yes No If yes, Amount $___________ Year ________BDPA Chapter Name _________________________You must be current BDPA member in good standing to apply. To become a member you must have a completed profile onlineat www.bdpa.org and have paid your membership dues.Undergraduate College/University Students: Four-year College Community CollegeName City StateFreshman Sophomore Junior Senior Expected Grad. Date / /Do you plan on attending graduate school? Yes No If yes, then when? / /Undergrad Major Expected Grad MajorDates Attended / / to / / Credit Hours GPA /Are you a previous Oracle scholarship recipient? Yes No If yes, Amount $___________ Year ________Are you a current BDPA Student Member? Yes NoYou must be current BDPA member in good standing to apply. To become a member you must have a completed profile onlineat www.bdpa.org and have paid your membership dues.Section C. Personal Statement:In the space below, type a brief personal essay addressing the following:a) Family background (1 paragraph)b) Involvement in school/community activities (leadership roles in these activities), achievements, current education status and/or career goals (1paragraph)c) BDPA involvement (HSCC, IT Showcase, BDPA Community Outreach, Member, for how long?) - (1 paragraph)d) Financial need for this scholarship (1 paragraph)e) Any other information relevant to this application (1 paragraph)This statement is one of the most important aspects of this application and is the equivalent of an interview. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of orin addition to personal statements intended for other institutions or selection committees.
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  5. 5. BDPA ORACLE SCHOLARSHIP - APPLICATION FORM2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR5 | P a g eSection D. Required Attachments:The following must accompany this completed application:TRANSCRIPT: A Transcript showing all enrolled, completed, and transferred college credits. (Note: Unofficial transcripts are preferred)RESUME: College students must attach a current résumé.The following may accompany this completed application provided they are in a sealed envelope or they may be mailed directly to the National BDPAScholarship Committee. If mailed directly, they must be postmarked no later than the application deadline.At least one (1) recommendation is required and no more than two (2) will be accepted with this application.At least one (1) recommendation is required from someone involved in your academic life (teacher, professor, advisor, mentor, etc.). It mustnot come from a friend or family member.A second recommendation may be included from anyone you deem appropriate.Both recommendations should come from a person(s) who can discuss your leadership, academic and personal achievement, as well asyour potential for future success. The recommendation should address qualities such as maturity, motivation, self-confidence, andcommitment. Be sure to choose individuals who will write a long enough letter that speaks to these qualities.Handwritten recommendations are not accepted and may result in disqualification of application.RECOMMENDATION LETTER #1 from (type name of person)RECOMMENDATION LETTER #2 from (type name of person)All required documents must be postmarked NO LATER than the July 17, 2013 deadline. The documents must be mailed to:National BDPAATTN: Oracle Scholarship Program9500 Arena Drive, Ste 106Largo, MD 20774Section E. Certification:I certify that all the information on this form is true, complete, and accurate. I understand that this information is subject to verification by the NationalBDPA Scholarship Committee. I further certify that this award is contingent on my maintaining full-time student status at my school and being a BDPAstudent member in good standing. I will use the award toward expenses related to continuing my education.Signature Date / /
  6. 6. BDPA ORACLE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - RECOMMENDATION FORM2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR6 | P a g eSection A: To be completed by the applicant.1. Mr. Ms. Last First Middle2. Current Address:I certify that I am requesting a recommendation from an individual of my choosing which will be included in my Oracle ScholarshipApplication. I understand that the recommendation that I am requesting shall be held in confidence and protected from disclosure by theMAES Scholarship Committee. I understand that by signing below, I will not have access to this recommendation, based on the promiseof confidentiality provided to the person providing the recommendation in Section B of this form.Signature Date / /Section B: To be completed by the person providing recommendation.Please note that the information provided in this section is to be held in confidence and protected from disclosure by the National BDPAScholarship Committee. Please complete Section B, seal the form in an envelope, sign across the flap to ensure it has not beentampered with, and return to the applicant. Please note the complete scholarship package with all required documents must bepostmarked NO LATER than the June 24, 2013 deadline; please complete this form in time for the applicant to make this deadline.1. Mr. Ms. Last First2. Mailing Address:Name of OrganizationTitleNumber and Street Apt. No.City County State ZipTelephone ( ) - E-mail Address3. How long have you known this applicant and in what capacity?4.Please assess the applicant in the categories below based on yourrelationship and familiarity with the applicant compared to otherstudents in the same class year.OutstandingTop 1%ExcellentTop 5%GoodTop 33%AverageTop 50%BelowAverageN/AInterest in STEMComplete projects accurately and timelyWriting SkillsAnalytical problem-solving skillsOral communication skillsRapport with peersRapport with faculty or supervisorAbility to adapt to new situationsInitiativeCreativityObservation Skills
  7. 7. BDPA ORACLE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - RECOMMENDATION FORM2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR7 | P a g eSection B (cont): To be completed by the person providing recommendation.Please assess the applicant’s potential for a career in the STEM fields and share any observations and inferences that would be useful in predicting thisapplicant’s potential for future success. It would be useful for you to also discuss the applicant’s leadership, academic and personal achievements. Therecommendation should address qualities such as maturity, motivation, self-confidence, and commitment.Handwritten recommendations are not accepted and may result in disqualification of scholarship applicant.
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