Kenneth L. Enzor Scholarship Fund
This fund is under the supervision and control of the Northeast Association of Rail Shippers. The purpose of the fund is to provide Scholarships for ambitious and worthy students who have an interest in transportation, and who have a desire to obtain higher education but are in need of financial aid to do so. The scholarships are administered solely by the Northeast Association of Rail Shippers. Awards will be made on a yearly basis, requiring application and review for each calendar year.
High school students or full time enrolled college students from the membership territory of the Maritime Provinces plus Ontario and Quebec and the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont and the District of Columbia. Students must be in good standing at their respective high school, college or university, must be Canadian or U.S.A. citizens and live in the Northeast Association of Rail Shippers region.
To apply for the scholarship, an application form must be completed, submitted and postmarked, along with additional biographical and academic information, to the Awards Committee, Northeast Association of Rail Shippers, Joe Gearin, Executive Director, North East Association of Rail Shippers, 34 Parkridge Ave., Rye, NH 03870, Phone: (603) 430-3746 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications can be found on the website – WWW.NEARS.ORG.
Applications will not be accepted unless completed in full, submitted and postmarked by JUNE 30, 2012. Applicant and parent/guardian as appropriate must sign forms.
1. A completed application
Scholarship recipients will be chosen from the students who make application to
The scholarship stipend is a one-time disbursement of $1000.00. The Board has authorized the number of scholarship awards to be (5) separate awards, and granted the Scholarship Award Committee the discretionary authority to increase that number, based on the number of highly qualified applicants and availability of funds. Funds will be disbursed directly to the award recipient, and not the college.
Scholarship recipients are completely responsible for making admission
Scholarship recipients must understand and accept the responsibility that they will be required to provide 2-3 progress updates throughout the academic year, to the Scholarship Awards Committee. Updates should include information on GPA and a short briefing of academic activities. Failure to provide those updates will result in ineligibility to apply again the following year.
Successful applicants will be presented the option of attending the Fall NEARS conference for personal acceptance of awards, or direct payment will be made to the recipient at their choice.
The Northeast Association of Rail Shippers handles all phases of the process,
You may contact any of the Awards Committee NEARS Board members: