Scholarships
Foundation for Applied Technical Education, Inc.

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

FOR QUALITY TRAINING

Academic and Tool scholarships are awarded on an annual basis to students enrolled in FATE-associated programs to encourage them to be a part of the industrial workforce. To be eligible for selection, the applicant must be a current Fairfax County Public School student enrolled in a FATE associated Career and Technical Education (CTE) program with the intention of furthering their education or beginning a career in a related field.

ACE APPRENTICESHIP SCHOLARSHIP

Ace Apprenticeship Scholarship Application

Offered through the Fairfax County Adult and Community Education (ACE) program, the ACE Apprenticeship Scholarship is an award of up to $1800 for one course inclusive of course materials and fees. Students may further their education in one of the Trade and Industry classes listed in the link below that is part of continuing education ​and work in conjunction with an apprenticeship program. ​

  1. Students must first select the course they wish to register and enroll

ACE CLASSES - Click Here

  1. The preferred course selected will be submitted on your scholarship application

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Students must meet the following eligibility criteria to be considered for the ACE Apprenticeship Scholarship

  • Student must have been enrolled in one of the following Trade and Industrial Education courses below:

Carpentry

Construction Technologies

Electrical Construction and Engineering

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration

  • Student graduated with a Fairfax County Public Schools high school diploma

Must have employment with an approved or employer who can be approved as a Registered Apprenticeship Provider.

KEY DOCUMENTS

Students should collect all information below before accessing their scholarship application:

  • Basic student/parent biographical information including annual family income, ages of siblings, and parents' occupation
  • Scholarship description needs, including information on your education, experience, and achievements
  • Grade Point Average at end of the first semester of senior year
  • List of volunteer and work experiences (jobs) with a brief description of duties
  • Extracurricular activities by name and year of participation (i.e. club memberships, leadership ​positions, awards, and honors)

The following documents should be emailed after submitting your application directly to F8te71@gmail.com with students’ full name in the Subject Line:

Description of your post-secondary plans and career goals in 3 paragraphs

Resume (PDF format) with 3 references (an Employer, Community Member, Counselor, Teacher or Coach (PDF format)

Reference Format: Full Name, Title, Company, Full Address, Phone Number and Email Address

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

Academic Scholarship Application

This scholarship may be used for furthering a student's education at a trade school, community college, other college or university. The post-secondary field of study should relate to the student's coursework in high school and field of study is in one of the areas listed below. Scholarship awards are between $1,000 and $5,000 each.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Current seniors who are taking or have taken and will pursue a career in a related field:

Automotive Collision

Automotive Technology

Carpentry

Construction Technologies

Criminal Justice

Electrical Construction and Engineering

Entrepreneurship

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration

KEY DOCUMENTS

Students should collect all information below before accessing their scholarship application:

  • Basic student/parent biographical information including annual family income, ages of siblings, and parents' occupation
  • Scholarship description needs, including information on your education, experience, and achievements
  • Grade Point Average at end of the first semester of senior year
  • List of volunteer and work experiences (jobs) with a brief description of duties
  • Extracurricular activities by name and year of participation (i.e. club memberships, leadership ​positions, awards, and honors)

The following documents should be emailed after submitting your application directly to F8te71@gmail.com with students’ full name in the Subject Line:

Description of your post-secondary plans and career goals in 3 paragraphs

Resume (PDF format) with 3 references (an Employer, Community Member, Counselor, Teacher or Coach (PDF format)

Reference Format: Full Name, Title, Company, Full Address, Phone Number and Email Address

TOOL SCHOLARSHIP

Tool Scholarship Application

These scholarships are meant for funding students who are seeking a direct route to the industry after graduating high school and require tools to perform their jobs. Scholarship awards are between $500 and $1,000 each.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Current seniors who are taking or have taken:

Automotive

Carpentry

Construction Technologies

Electrical Construction and Engineering

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration

KEY DOCUMENTS

Students should collect all information below before accessing their scholarship application:

  • Basic student/parent biographical information including annual family income, ages of siblings, and parents' occupation
  • Scholarship description needs, including information on your education, experience, and achievements
  • Grade Point Average at end of the first semester of senior year
  • List of volunteer and work experiences (jobs) with a brief description of duties
  • Extracurricular activities by name and year of participation (i.e. club memberships, leadership ​positions, awards, and honors)

The following documents should be emailed after submitting your application directly to F8te71@gmail.com with students’ full name in the Subject Line:

Description of your post-secondary plans and career goals in 3 paragraphs

Resume (PDF format) with 3 references (an Employer, Community Member, Counselor, Teacher or Coach (PDF format)

Reference Format: Full Name, Title, Company, Full Address, Phone Number and Email Address