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2018 Scholarships

College Students

The mission of the St. Louis Post of SAME is to provide a forum for all individuals and corporations, both civilian and military, to strengthening their relationships, improve their capabilities, and volunteer their services, all this being for the benefit and readiness of the St. Louis area and for the security and strength of the nation.

Sophomore, Junior, and Senior level college students (as of the fall semester of 2018) are invited to complete and submit the enclosed scholarship application form for consideration by the St. Louis Post SAME Education and Mentoring Committee. Our intended program includes awarding a $2,000 scholarship to a qualifying Senior, a $1,500 scholarship to a qualifying Junior, and a $1,000 scholarship to a qualifying Sophomore. The program may vary depending on the applications received.

Click here to download the application form.

Qualifying Candidates must meet the following requirements for consideration:

  • Currently enrolled and in good academic standing at his/her respective college or university, taking a full academic schedule of 15 or more credit hours per semester or quarter.

  • Attending a college/university generally recognized to be in the St. Louis Region (generally including eastern and central Missouri, western, central and southern Illinois).

  • Candidates receive additional consideration if they are active members of a Student Post of the Society of American Military Engineers.

To be considered for a scholarship, your completed application form must include the following attachments:

  1. A certified copy of your college transcript of your grades, and

  2. A Letter of Recommendation from your Commanding Officer, Academic Advisor or Instructor/Professor.

Send the completed application and the required documentation via email to maureen.roth@cgb.com with the subject line reading "SAME Scholarship Application (insert your last name)".

All requested information must be received by end of day Friday, March 16, 2018. Notification of Award will be by e-mail. Recipients of these scholarships will be required to attend at least one SAME St. Louis Post meeting within the academic year of the scholarship award. Scholarship checks are intended to be distributed at the June 2018 meeting, which is typically held on the third Thursday of the month at The Engineering Center of St. Louis. Meetings are posted on our events page.

Membership in SAME is highly encouraged and student membership is free. To become a member of SAME, go here. Select the "Join Now!" and fill out the Individual Membership Application, checking the Full Time Undergraduate Student button. The application may be completed on-line.

High School Students' Summer Camp Scholarships

The St. Louis Post is pleased to annually award scholarships to high school students for SAME STEM/Engineering and Construction Camps. The Post scholarship includes ALL TUITION AND TRAVEL EXPENSES for the camp. The student is only responsible for personal expenses!

The camp descriptions, admission requirements and the application process are located on the web site at www.same.org/STEM-Camps. Please review all information on the SAME web site regarding these camps.

Interested students must create an online account and complete the camp application of interest. To be considered for the camp scholarship, the applicant must select the St. Louis Post as the sponsoring local post. The Post will then make recommendations to the Camp Registrar for admittance to the respective camp. Begin the camp application process at www.same.org/STEM-Camps/ApplicationProcess.

Please contact Maureen Roth at maureen.roth@cgb.com for any questions on the camp application process or which camps the St. Louis Post is sponsoring this year.