TROY, MI--(Marketwired - September 07, 2016) - Kelly Services® (NASDAQ: KELYA) (NASDAQ: KELYB), a global leader in providing workforce solutions, is accepting applications for its annual "Future Engineers Scholarship." The $5,000 scholarship award will be presented to one eligible undergraduate student in the United States or Canada, and can be used toward tuition, fees, books, and room and board expenses for the 2017 calendar year. The deadline to submit applications is Oct. 14, 2016.
"I am honored to be a past recipient of the Future Engineers Scholarship," said Scott Miller, Environmental Engineering graduate student at the University of California. "The scholarship eased some of the financial pressures while allowing me to focus on my studies. As a result, upon graduation, I was able to enroll in a graduate program aligned with my professional interests."
As a leading provider of engineering staffing and outsourcing solutions, Kelly Services® offers the scholarship to encourage student interest in engineering, build awareness of engineering as a career path with unlimited potential, and alleviate a critical current and future shortage of highly qualified engineers.
To be considered for the Future Engineers Scholarship, a student must:
- Be a full-time student at the time of application submittal, pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or Canada during the 2017 calendar year, and be accepted into the school of engineering.
- Have a college cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or 3.5 or higher on a 4.5 scale, and so forth).
- Be a United States or Canadian citizen, or a resident alien/landed immigrant; be in good legal standing with their university if on a student visa, or in the case of candidates from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands, a United States national.
- Hold second-or third-year undergraduate status during the 2016 calendar year. Undergraduate students in their first or fourth years of study and those graduating on or before June 2017 are not eligible.
Additional information and the application for the Future Engineers Scholarship are available at: www.kellyengineering.com/scholarships.
About Kelly Services
As a global leader in providing workforce solutions, Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA) (NASDAQ: KELYB) and its subsidiaries, offer a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. In 2016, the Company is commemorating 70 years of industry leadership. Kelly® has a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe by employing 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through its talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn, & Twitter.