Eligibility: All Federal employees (civilian, military / active duty and postal) working in a full or part time capacity in Federal agencies with duty stations within the six New England states and their dependent children are eligible to apply. Unpaid interns, CO-OP students, STEP, SCEP and other student hires may apply. Judicial and legislative employees are included.
Education Requirement: Applicants must be enrolled in a full or part-time post-secondary degree-granting program. High school seniors and others entering college in September 2010 are eligible as well as all current undergraduate, graduate, law and PhD students. Those who graduate/graduated prior to August 2010 are not eligible. (Continuing education and other professional development opportunities are not eligible. Student must be part of a degree-granting program.
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Scoring and Selection: Each applicant must submit an original essay of approximately 1,000 (type written) words addressing the prescribed topic. Each essay will be scored based on depth, creativity and organization as well as spelling, grammar, vocabulary and context.
The Greater Boston Federal Executive Board’s 2010 financial aid positions will be presented in memory of the following dedicated public servants whom we lost suddenly:
1.) Patricia Christopher, a longtime GSA employee, who passed away in April 2010;
2.) Bob Cannon, longtime postal employee & public affairs officer who passed away in April;
3.) The third is an endowed scholarship that will be presented in memory of Peter Manning,former GBFEB Executive Director, USDA Food and Nutrition Service and Volpe \ National Transportation Systems employee who passed away several years ago.
Deadline for application, with accompanying essay, is close of business July 16, 2010.