NCBFAA Offering $5,000 Scholarship to HS Seniors, Undergrads
Washington, DC: Thanks to the generosity of Roanoke Trade Services, Inc., an Affiliate Member and a Preferred Provider to the NCBFAA, the NCBFAA is again offering a $5,000 scholarship to a high school senior or an undergraduate student at an accredited college or university. Interested and qualified persons may request an application by e-mailing email@example.com or calling (202) 466-0222 to have one forwarded by regular mail.
To qualify for the award, student applicants must submit a 1,000 – 2,000 word essay on “Will Expanding Free Trade Policies Help Lead the U.S. Out of the Current Economic Recession or Hinder Our Recovery?” that panel of experts will judge. To be eligible for consideration an applicant must be an employee, or child of an employee, of a regular NCBFAA member, but may not own a company involved in the industry. In addition, the candidate must be pursuing a career in customs brokerage, freight forwarding or a related field, such as international trade.
In addition to the essay, the applicant’s submission must include the following:
o Employment verification letter from NCBFAA regular member firm indicating that the candidate or candidate’s parent is so employed.
All candidates must submit their applications postmarked no later than Friday, February 12, 2010, to 2010 NCBFAA Scholarship, 1200 18th St., NW, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20036. You may email your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org; however, you must provide hardcopy of the supporting materials before we will consider your entry eligible for the competition.The scholarship winner will be invited to the NCBFAA Annual Conference at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, San Antonio, Texas, April 11 – 15, 2010 and will join the other Conference attendees on the morning of April 12 to receive the Award, which will be paid directly to the student’s college or university.
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