Scholarships of county 'Nevada' within California
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Robert E. Thunen Memorial Scholarships
Applications for the Thunen Memorial Scholarship may be submitted by full-time students who desire to study illumination as a career. Applications for the Thunen Memorial Scholarship may be made by those who will be a junior, senior or graduate student in an accredited four year college or university located in Northern California, Nevada, Oregon or Washington (the late Mr. Thunen's business territory).Although all awards are at the discretion of the committee, it is expected that at least two $2500.00 grants will be made for each academic year.In addition to an application, applicants shall submit a Statement of Purpose with respect to the applicant's lighting education and arrange for at least three letters of recommendation, at least one of which shall be from someone involved with lighting professionally or academically.As this scholarship is intended to cover any and all fields of lighting (such as architectural, commercial, residential, airport, navigational, theatrical or television, agricultural, vision and so forth), it is suggested that applicants review the IES Lighting Handbook in order to comprehend fully the available fields of study.
William & Marian Ghidotti Foundation Scholarship
Giving limited to Nevada County, CA, residents.
Robert W. Thunen Memorial Scholarships
In 1986 the Robert Thunen Memorial Scholarships were instituted to honor the late Bob Thunen. Bob served as Section President and was instrumental in many Northern California education programs. These grants for undergraduate or graduate study in the lighting field have been made in Northern California, Washington, and Oregon, all part of Mr. Thunen's territory as a regional engineer for Sylvania.