News and Information from the Verbena High School Counseling Office
Sunday, October 4, 2015
CEFA Trade Training Scholarship (Graduates)
Construction Education Foundation of Alabama (CEFA)
is providing up to eight (8) Trade Training Scholarships for classes in:
Scholarships are open to men and women of all ages, and are for classes beginning October 19
. Each class is valued at $3,800
Four (4) of the scholarships are for FULL TUITION, and the other four (4) will provide a FIFTY PRECENT discount on tuition and enrollment costs.
In order to qualify, you must meet the following criteria by
Complete a training application
Turn in your application between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Bring a copy of the following documentation:
Essay requesting why you should receive a scholarship**
High School Diploma or GED
Birth Certificate Social Security Card
DD 214 if a veteran Driver’s License
: Submit a 750 to 1,000 word essay. Points to include in your essay are:
Why you want to be in the trade you have selected.
Why you need financial assistance to participate in training.
Do you have any experience working in the trades? Be sure to mention if you have done any work for a contractor of any type.
List all student recognition you have received while in high school, such as: club participation, leadership roles, special projects, and school related activities.
Do you have family members who work in the trade?
Address in specific terms why you need financial assistance to participate in training.
You need to include two personal recommendations. Include: name, phone number and email address, if they have one.
If you have any questions, or are interested in this opportunity to earn up to $3,800 in free tuition, please call
, or email Byron McCain at
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