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Vertex Resource Group and a Chicagoland Educational Institution are Teaming Up to Give Scholarship Money to Two Deserving Students


Did you know that nearly 2 million skilled manufacturing jobs are expected to go unfilled between 2015 and 2025?  What does this mean to you?  Opportunity.  However, the key to finding good paying jobs in manufacturing is through education and training.  In honor of the Vertex Resource Group’s 25th anniversary, we are awarding an aspiring student a one-time $1,250 scholarship.  Applicants must be first or second-year students enrolled in a light industrial technical program in the Chicagoland area.

Candidate requirements:

  • Must be a resident of DuPage, DeKalb, Kane, Kendall, or LaSalle Counties
  • Must be enrolled as an upcoming first-year student or a second-year student in a light industrial technical program in a post-high school Chicago area educational institution
  • Intend to see or continue employment locally after successful program completion
  • Minimum 3.0 grade point average
    • High school GPA to be considered for first year-students
    • College GPA to be considered for second-year students
  • Essay of 500 words describing your aspirations, career goals, relative experience and/or why (in general) you are pursuing an education in the machine tool technology program

Scholarship timeline:

  • Application deadline is Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 at 5:00 PM CST
  • All candidates will be notified as to the selection via email on Tuesday, January 8th, 2018
  • The scholarships are to be awarded at a dinner on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.

Are you ready to apply?  The Vertex 25th Anniversary Scholarship Application is available here, or click APPLY NOW below to submit your application online.

The Vertex Resource Group is a human resource solutions company who creates solutions to problems businesses encounter in this industry.  A family-owned business, the company has been cultivating relationships in the business world since 1992.  Vertex Resource Group understands the importance of creating partnerships and developing employment strategies customized to each client’s needs.  Vertex Resource Group has three subsidiaries:  FlexiCorps Incorporated, Wage Solutions, and Cemco Systems.

P.S.:  Don’t delay!  Someone will win this scholarship of $1,250.  If you want to be one of them, get your application filled out and return it to us by 5:00 PM CST on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019.  We are excited to read your essays and help you in your career!