NTPDA will award 10 trade scholarships and 15 collegiate scholarships. If there are less than 10 trade applicants, the remaining scholarships will go to collegiate applicants. The top two applicants will be awarded $5,000 each and the remaining scholarships will be $3,000 each with the sponsoring company contributing $500 towards the scholarship award per recipient. NTPDA will invoice companies following the selection of the recipients and one check will be sent to the recipient from NTPDA in the full amount. The lifetime maximum an applicant may receive a NTPDA scholarship is two. There is a limit of two scholarships awarded per paid membership per year. This includes Regular, Associate and Affiliate members. Additional details are available on the front page of the application.
Scholarship awards are based on academic achievement, extra-curricular/community activities, evidence of leadership, work experience, short- and long-term career goals, and the applicant's overall response to each of the questions on the application. Financial need is not considered in the review process and there is no distinction made on race, religion or gender of the applicant.
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