SUMMARY
The purpose of the GCSC Sonny Hedges HSE Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students majoring in Occupational Safety, Health, and Environment and encourage further education in the field. Here at Gulf Coast Safety Council, we believe that every person who leaves for work in the morning should expect to return home at night in good health.  

AWARD AMOUNT
(3) Recipients     $1,500.00 each

CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY
Applicants must:
Be an Occupational Safety, Health, and Environment major in good academic standing.
Be enrolled full-time at an accredited 4-year College or University in Louisiana or Mississippi.
Be a College Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student.
Be a Permanent Resident of Louisiana or Mississippi.

INSTRUCTIONS
Submit application electronically on or before October 31, 2018.
Include transcript of grades for the last two years of completed education.
Include a professional letter of recommendation from University or current employer. 

SELECTION PROCESS
GCSC 2018 Board of Directors review applications and select qualified Scholarship recipients based on academic achievement, GPA, leadership, and future career interest in HSE Field. Applicants will be notified by December 31, 2018. Recipients will be recognized at and invited to attend our 19th Annual Contractor's Excellence Awards Banquet (May 2, 2019), where the Scholarships will be presented.

DEADLINE
The deadline for submitting the application is October 31, 2018.



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