2017 Daikin and Waller Area Chamber of Commerce College Scholarship

 

About

Sharing in the belief that education is the key to progress, development, and economic growth, Daikin, the world’s leading manufacturer of HVAC systems, and the Waller Area Chamber of Commerce have developed a partnership to increase awareness about the need for more math and science graduates. The scholarship program serves students pursuing careers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Download the Scholarship Application here

 

Program Model

A total of two scholarships of $3,000 each will be awarded to students pursuing a STEM related college degree. The scholarship will be paid to the university of the student’s choice to be applied to tuition and related expenses for the upcoming collegiate year.

 

Participants

To be eligible to receive a scholarship, the applicant must:

• Be a U.S. Citizen

• Maintain a permanent residency in a zip code near Daikin’s facility in Waller, Texas, and served by the Waller Chamber of Commerce, including: 77484, 77447, 77446, 77445, 77355, 77377, 77433, 77493, 77363, 77423, 77868

• Have been accepted to a four year university for full-time enrollment or is currently enrolled as a full-time student at a four year university

• Pursuing a science, technology, engineering or mathematics degree

• Demonstrate academic achievement in high school or college, leadership skills and/or community service in the area of science, technology, engineering or mathematics.


Deadline

The deadline to submit completed applications is Friday, December 1, 2017. Completed applications can be emailed to Daikin at general.affairs@goodmanmfg.com or Mailed to:
ATTN: Daikin Scholarship Committee
Daikin Texas Technology Park
19001 Kermier Road
Waller, Texas, 77484.

 

Selection

Applications will be screened by a panel of Daikin employees, with finalists being interviewed by a group of Daikin employees, a representative from the Waller Area Chamber of Commerce and local community leaders.

 

Notification of Winners

Winners will be notified in January 2018 and will also be recognized at the Waller Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner in January 2018.

 

Distribution of Scholarship Funds

The scholarship will be paid to the university of the student’s choice to be applied to tuition and related expenses for the upcoming collegiate year. The University will receive $1,500 in the student’s name for the first semester of the school year. The second $1,500 of the scholarship is contingent on the student earning a 2.8 grade point average (GPA) for the semester. The student must provide a transcript to Daikin from the semester before the payment will be made to the University for the second semester. If a student does not achieve a 2.8 GPA the second half of the scholarship is forfeited.

 

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