James Hardie Inclusion & Diversity Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview:
The communities we operate in are an integral part of our success, and as part of our commitment to Inclusion and Diversity, we are sponsoring scholarships for high school students in those communities. James Hardie’s goal is to ease the financial burden on students who wish to pursue a post-secondary education. We are delighted to be able to provide one scholarship per participating James Hardie plant or office location to an eligible student in the amount of $5,000.
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- Must be a graduating high school senior (class of 2021)
- Must posses a minimum unweighted 2.8 GPA on a 4.0 scale
- Community service and extracurricular activities must range between 0-8 hours per week
- School counselor or teacher letter of recommendation
- Official documentation of ACT or SAT overall score (optional*)
*Test score requirement will be waived when necessary, and the GPA will take the entire 30% of the quantitative score.
- Unweighted GPA on a 4.0 scale (transcript)
Essay – 1,000 words or less that answers the question: “What Achieving A College Degree Means to Me”
Open to DREAMers: Yes
Renewable: Yes; awarded students are eligible for renewal after: 1) A minimum of 200 maximum of 500 word essay on how they continue to advocate for inclusion and diversity 2) Submitting an official or unofficial transcription demonstrating a 3.0 or higher GPA (adjusted for a 4.0 scale) from the previous academic year, and 3) Providing documentation proving full-time status registration for the upcoming academic year. Note: Students may only receive a maximum of four (4) scholarship awards for the duration of their post-secondary education.
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