Scholarship

2020 Scholarship Program

PURPOSE
The Metropolitan Air Conditioning Contractors of New York (MACC) has established an annual Scholarship Award to honor and further the education of worthy students as selected by its Scholarship Committee. 

GENERAL POLICIES
I. Recipients shall be selected from various HVAC companies, High Schools, Technical Colleges, and Universities. Each applicant must complete the appropriate application forms and mail to the Metropolitan Air Conditioning Contractors of New York (123 South Street, Suite 112, Oyster Bay, NY 11771) to be considered for the following school year. 
II. Any qualified high school or college applicant shall have submitted to the MACC office, postmarked on or before Friday, April 24, 2020, the following materials:
Two Letters of Recommendation (from either: a Principle, Teacher, Guidance Counselor, Supervisor, Co-worker, and/or Community Leader) 
Transcript of scholastic record for the preceding year
500-word Essay (see below for details) 
Completed Application Form
Three references with the following information:
o Name
o Relationship to Candidate 
o Phone Number 
List of accomplishments, activities, leadership and awards 

NOTE: Failure to provide one or more of the previously mentioned items and the application will NOT be eligible for the scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY
To be eligible for this scholarship award, the applicant must be either:
I. The child, or grandchild, of a current MACC member who has been in good standing with the association for a minimum of one year preceding the application date or,
II. The child, or grandchild, of an employee who has been employed for a minimum of one year by a MACC member. This applicant must be sponsored by the member of the association. 

To qualify for this award the applicant must: 
I. Be a student in good standing already enrolled in a college, university or trade school. 
II. Hold good standing and have maintained a scholastic average of C or better for the previous year of academic course of study preceding the date of application.
NOTE: If you are a high school senior, you must be in the process of enrolling in a college, university or trade school.  

MACC and The Scholarship Committee  
I. Applications will be submitted to the Scholarship Committee for approval. The right to reject any and all award applicants is the sole discretion of MACC and The Scholarship Committee.
II. The Scholarship Committee shall meet for the purpose of reviewing the applications and shall decide the recipient(s) of the scholarship award.
III. The following factors will be taken into consideration when making the decision:
Academic Achievements
Leadership/ Work Experience
Essay
Worthiness 
IV. The Scholarship Fund shall be placed in a separate Savings Account and maintained by the MACC Office. The MACC Scholarship Committee will administer the Scholarship Fund, awarding up to $1,000 each year.
V. Scholarship rewards for high school and college students shall be made directly to the individual.
VI. Recipients are required to submit a new application, each year, with accompanying transcripts. 
VII. Promotion of the Scholarship shall be made by MACC and available on its website.

Include the following with finished Application:
Failure to provide all of the following items, will invalidate the application.

I. School GPA and, if high school, college or trade school information are provided, transcripts must be enclosed to validate the information.
II. Each applicant must submit a written 1-page essay on one of the following topics: 
why he/she is interested in pursuing a career in the major they choose.
who has been a major influence in his/her life and why? 
or an obstacle he/she has faced and how he/she dealt with it/ overcame it. 
III. Two signed letters of recommendation must accompany information in this section.
IV. Completed Application Form
V. Three references with the following information:
Name
Relationship to Candidate 
Phone Number  
VI. List of accomplishments, activities, leadership and awards


Application:

Please click here to download the 2020 Scholarship Application.


Contact:

If you have any questions about the Scholarship Program, please contact the association office at vasb@znppal.bet or 516-922-5832.