Scholarship Application


Application for the
Vertex 25th Anniversary Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to one student enrolled in a Chicagoland light industrial technical program for the 2018 – 2019 school year. Applicants must also be a resident of DuPage, DeKalb, Kane, Kendall, or LaSalle County and intend to seek or continue employment locally after successful completion of the program.

Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019; no exceptions. Each scholarship is a one-time award of $1,250. Notification of scholarship winner via email will take place on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. The award will be given at a dinner on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.

Please complete all information. (Your privacy is important. All information is to be used by the Vertex Resource Group and/or educational institution(s) for scholarship purposes only).

  • Please enter a number from 0 to 10.
  • Submit an essay of up to 500 words that describes your aspirations, career goals, relative experience and why (in general) you are pursuing education in an industrial technical program. This essay will be critical in determining the scholarship winners. I understand that the Vertex Resource Group and the appropriate educational institution(s) are using the above information as my application for a one-time scholarship. They have my permission to verify my grade point average and any other information as necessary.
  • Please attach a copy of your high school or college transcript so that we may confirm your GPA.