Applications are being accepted for a $5,000 scholarship for new college students pursuing education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Davenport-based manufacturer American Power Systems Inc. (APS) has opened applications for the Thomas K. Evans Memorial Scholarship, which is a merit- and need-based, one-time gift.
The scholarship, now in its fifth year, is named after Mr. Evans, an engineer who founded APS in 2006.
To be eligible to apply, a student must be graduating in 2022 from a school in Davenport, Bettendorf, Moline, East Moline, Eldridge, Pleasant Valley or Rock Island. Also, the student must plan to attend an accredited college program in 2022 with a major or focus in a STEM discipline.
Past scholarship winners include:
- 2018: Cole Caleo, Rock Island Alleman High School
- 2019: Joseph Dryoel, United Township High School
- 2020: Grace Bjustrom, North Scott High School
- 2021: Brady O’Neil, Davenport West High School
The deadline to apply is noon Feb. 28. APS will announce the winner in May.
For more information, visit americanpowerinc.com/scholarship. Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
APS specializes in custom design and development of power conversion and distribution systems. Its products include high output alternators, custom alternator brackets and onboard DC power generators.