Grants, Scholarships, Contests and Drawings
February 1, 2013 is the deadline for entries to the SkillsUSA National Conference Pin and T-shirt competitions. This event is open to all paid student members of SkilsUSA. This is a great way to have a student and advisor from your state recognized in front of a national audience. A plaque for the teacher and student, plus a school grant to the advisor of the winning student will be announced at a later date. Rules are in the membership kit and are also posted on the SkillsUSA website at: http://www.skillsusa.org/compete/pindesign.shtml
National Youth Safety Video Contest
CareerSafe®, Safety Education for America's Future™, is sponsoring the 2012-13 National Youth Safety Video Contest. Students across the country are challenged to create a video demonstrating safety in the workplace. The contest will kick off on October 15, 2012 and all submissions should be sent into CareerSafe by March 1, 2013. The winning students will receive a SkillsUSA Prize Pack as well as a scholarship up to $2,500 and winning school will receive a prize up to $5,000. To view an online flyer about the contest, to go http://www.careersafeonline.com/images/vido%20contest%20flyer.pdf.
For more information on the contest, please visit the CareerSafe® website on October 15 at www.careersafeonline.com.
Summer Leadership Institute Scholarship
The SkillsUSA Oklahoma Alumni & Friends Association will award two $150 scholarships to attend the annual Summer Leadership Institute (SLI). Scholarships are awarded to a high school candidate and/or a Trade & Industrial Education "new" instructor. These scholarships were established from a grant awarded to SkillsUSA Oklahoma Alumni & Friends Association. Download the application today as it is due into the SkillsUSA Oklahoma state office by April 2, 2012.