Foundation for Sustainable Living Building Trades and Renewable Technology Development Scholarship
To obtain a scholarship from the FSL fund the interested student, in addition to what is stated above, is required to write a 200-word minimum request explaining how they plan to use their education with a focus on working in sustainable areas.
- Applicants must demonstrate their coursework in “renewable resources” or “green industry”
curriculum to be considered.
- Eligible students must be enrolled in at least 6 credits for the current term, majoring in one of the following programs: Building Trades, Advanced Systems, Architectural Engineering Drafting
Technology, Automotive Technology, Aviation Maintenance, Carpentry, CNM, Diesel Equipment Technology, Geographic Information Technology, Electrical Trades, HVAC, Machine Tool
Technology Skills, Plumbing, or Welding,
• Completed CNM Graduation application
• Have a 3.0 GPA
• Demonstrate financial need.
• Awards of $1,000 may be used for such items as certification or testing fees, equipment, tools or
other expenses related to entering the workforce.
• The endowment will also be able to provide a scholarship that would focus on the trades overall
when a student will use the skills acquired to work in the sustainable fields.
o Examples include: studies that develop alternatives to using disposable non-biodegradable products, promote conservation of energy by retrofitting existing buildings and alternative methods of producing energy. This could include the building trades with training of
technicians to work on solar or wind powered energy production equipment and the
construction of low energy use buildings; automotive technology to reduce fuel
consumption including electric cars; and social studies courses that promote change in
government or institutional policies that would create a more sustainable society
- Supplemental Questions
- To obtain a scholarship from the FSL fund the interested student is required to write a 200-word minimum request explaining how they plan to use their education with a focus on working in sustainable areas.
- Write a statement addressing what type of "renewable/green" curriculum have you learned in your program and how will that aid you in your future employment, and how will this award help you transition into the industry.