|2009 "Invented in the USA" Scholarship||3/18/2009|
Calculated Industries, a SkillsUSA national sponsor, is once again offering a scholarship competition for secondary, post-secondary and career and technical school students who are members of SkillsUSA.
Student Inventors who want to participate in the 2009 "Invented in the USA" scholarship competition are invited to submit an application that includes a design for a new hand-held specialty calculator that will be useful to at least one trade represented by SkillsUSA.
Applicants must be active members of a local SkillsUSA student chapter, and they must submit a design for a new SkillsUSA-trade-related hand-held calculator that will be useful to a trade represented by SkillsUSA.
The Calculated Industries Product Development team will award $1,000, $500 and $250 scholarships to the three top-rated ideas. $100 gift certificates at www.calculated.com will be given to places four through ten. For more information and an application, students can contact their SkillsUSA advisor or go to www.calculated.com/scholarship
SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. It was formerly known as VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America).
For more information about SkillsUSA, visit their website at www.skillsusa.org.