Dow is an international chemical company that deals in dozens of sectors such as agriculture and energy. The company has about $45 billion in sales a year with about 52,000 employees around the globe. The company offers several scholarships for students who are pursuing advanced degrees in engineering.

Dow Chemical Premier Scholarship Program

The Dow Chemical Premier Scholarship Program awards $3,000 scholarships plus summer work to minority students majoring in chemical engineer. The student must be an undergraduate with a 2.7 GPA and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. The deadline for the scholarship application is April 30.

Dow Chemical U.S.A. 2020 Willard H. Dow Center Midland, Michigan 48674 517-636-3451

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Dow Corning Corporation Minority Scholarship

Dow Corning Corporation Minority Scholarship awards $3,000 a year plus a summer job to high school seniors, who are interested in majoring in chemical engineering. The student must be in the upper tier of his class, have a good academic record and display leadership skills. The scholarship is for minority students only who are US citizens. The deadline is December each year.

National Society of Professional Engineers Educational Foundation 1420 King Street Alexandria, Virginia 22314 703-684-2800

Dow Chemical Company-PFLAG Scholarship for Science/Engineering

The Dow Chemical Company-PFLAG Scholarship for Science/Engineering is awarded to high school seniors interested in perusing a science or engineering degree. Scholarships are $2,500. Students must have applied to an accredited higher education institution. Although the student is not required to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, they do need to show interest in service to the LGBT community. The application deadline is April 15.

PFLAG National Scholarships Program 1726 M. Street, #400 Washington, DC 20036 202-467-8180

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