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The Heinlein Society Scholarship Program

Scholarship Provider: The Heinlein Society
Application Deadline: 05/15/2013
Description: The Heinlein Society is pleased to announce our second annual scholarship essay contest for the 2013-2014 academic year. There are two $500 scholarships which will be awarded to undergraduate students of accredited 4-year colleges and universities majoring in engineering, math, or physical sciences (e.g. physics, chemistry), or in Science Fiction as Literature. Applicants will need to submit a 500-1,000 word essay on one of several available topics.
Scholarship Amount: $500
Scholarship Website: http://www.heinleinsociety.org/scholarship-program/
School Type Requirement: Four Year College
Applicant Class Requirement: Must be FT undergraduate enrolled in an accredited college that awards Bachelor of Science or Arts degrees.
Awards Given: 2
Length of Award: One Time Award
Other Comments: Eligibility Requirements

1. Applicant must be a full time undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited college that awards Bachelor of Science or Arts degrees.

2. Major must be Science Fiction as Literature or Engineering, Math or Physical Sciences (e.g. Physics, Chemistry).

3. Open to residents of any country.

Application Process

http://www.heinleinsociety.org/ths/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Scholarship-email2013.pdf

Applicant must submit the following items:

1. Completed application form (if handwritten, please print legibly)

2. A brief explanation of career goals and biographical (background) information.

3. A 500 – 1,000 word essay on one of the following subjects:

a. How Robert Heinlein affected my career choice.
b. My favorite Robert Heinlein story and why.
c. Recent developments in, and importance of, privately funded space exploration and commercial development.

Deadline for the application is May 15, 2013. Applications postmarked or emailed after this date will not be considered.

Please mail completed application to:
The Heinlein Society
3553 Atlantic Ave. #341
Long Beach, CA 90807-5606

or email to: scholarships@heinleinsociety.org

Scholarship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: The Heinlein Society
3553 Atlantic Ave. #341
Long Beach, CA 90807-5606
Email: scholarships@heinleinsociety.org
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