Kelly Engineering Resources, a business unit of global staffing provider Kelly Services, Inc., is now accepting entries for its second annual Future Engineers Scholarship program, which recognizes exceptional engineering students throughout the nation.

Sponsors of the 2004-2005 program with Kelly Engineering Resources include Chemical Processing magazine, Power Engineering magazine, The American Association of Engineering Societies, IEEE Communications, The Engineering Society of Detroit and The Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

All sophomore- and junior-level college engineering students who meet the program criteria are invited to compete for the scholarship by submitting essays on contemporary engineering topics. Candidates will be evaluated on their demonstrated potential for and commitment to a career in engineering, outstanding academic performance and depth of knowledge about the issue or challenge addressed in the essay.

One winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship to be used toward eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board during the 2005 calendar year. The winner will be announced in December 2004.

Submission materials, guidelines and essay questions are available at Kelly Engineering Resources must receive applications for the scholarship no later than June 30, 2004.

Kelly Engineering Resources created the Future Engineers scholarship program to encourage student interest in a career in engineering, to foster excellence in the engineering field and to help alleviate a critical current and future shortage of highly qualified engineers.