Jenks native receives Chevron Phillips Chemical’s 2020 Dependents’ scholarship
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP announced it has selected 40 recipients for its 2020 dependents’ scholarships. The company offers employees’ dependents annual scholarships to pursue undergraduate degrees at accredited four-year colleges or universities, two-year degrees or certifications, and advanced degrees for graduate studies. Since inception, the program has awarded more than $3.3 million in scholarships. The individuals from the greater Jenks area include:
Rajveer Korpe, of Jenks, recently graduated from Jenks High School and plans to attend University of Oklahoma. He is the son of Rahul Korpe, process safety engineer, at the Cedar Bayou Plant in Baytown, Texas.
“Part of our company’s vision is to be the employer and neighbor of choice across the many communities where we operate,” said Bryce Hallowell, public affairs manager. “A critical component of executing on this vision is to support educational pursuits of exceptional students from the many parents and guardians who make our company a great place to work. It is an honor for us to support scores of new bright minds every year.”
During the scholarship selection process, academic records of eligible students undergo thorough, third-party vetting, along with an assessment of their leadership skills and participation in school and community activities. Those include special honors, work experience, goals and aspirations, unique personal or family circumstances, as well as recommendations from advisers, teachers or employers.