BASF / Alfred Chisholm Memorial Scholarship Fund , USA

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BASF / Alfred Chisholm Memorial Scholarship

BASF / Alfred Chisholm Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1997 to honor the life of a former BASF employee, Alfred L. Chisholm, who served as a leader in his community, and who was instrumental in raising thousands of dollars to assist students pursuing a college degree.

In memory of Mr. Chisholm and with the support of BASF Corporation’s African American Employee Group (AAEG), students will receive up to $3,000 need based scholarships to assist in furthering their college education for the 2010-11 academic year. Past recipients may re-apply with the new application and be considered.

The scholarship is available to undergraduate students who enroll at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and who must have relatives employed by BASF Corporation.

Applicants meeting all the criteria will be forwarded to the BASF Corporation African American Employee Group, Al Chisholm Scholarship Committee for final selection.

In addition, for scholarship award consideration, the following application materials are required and must be uploaded to the online application by the application deadline :

1. Two letters of recommendation :  one from a faculty member familiar with the applicant’s academic abilities and another from a civic or community leader.

2.  Double-spaced, no more than two pages essay. For details, please go to the essay section of the application.

3.  Most recent official transcript.

Minimum GPA :  2.7

Eligible Majors: Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, Finance, Mathematics, Computer Science, Law, Engineering, Supply Chain Management

Application Deadline for BASF / Alfred Chisholm Memorial Scholarship : Friday, September 17, 2010