Ferrous Metallurgy Education Today Scholarship Program, 2015–2016


Ferrous Metallurgy Education Today Scholarship Program,and applications are submitted till 30th October 2014. The FeMET Scholarship is one component of Ferrous Metallurgy Education Today [FeMET] Initiative available to study metallurgy or materials science engineering program. Up to 10 one -year undergraduate scholarships of US$5,000 each will be awarded for enrolling at an accredited North American university in 2015–2016. Each scholarship will include a paid internship with a North American steel company during the summer of 2014. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | USA (North America)

Level: Undergraduate Degree

Field(s): Scholarships are awarded in metallurgy or materials science engineering program.

Deadline: 30th October 2014.

Funded By: Association for Iron and Steel Technology


Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Ferrous Metallurgy Education Today Scholarship is targeted for Students of North America

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award No: Up to 10 undergraduate scholarships will be offered.

Scholarship Duration: These undergraduate scholarships will be offered for one year.

Scholarship covers: Scholarships of US$5,000 each will be awarded to metallurgy and materials science students  for the 2015–2016 academic year. Each scholarship will include a paid internship with a North American steel company during the summer of 2014. Providing there is satisfactory performance by the student both academically and in the internship, the student will be awarded US$5,000 toward tuition following the internship.


Description

The Ferrous Metallurgy Education Today [FeMET] Initiative was established in 2005 to increase the number of students studying metallurgy and materials science in North America and to increase the number of such students electing to pursue careers in the iron and steel industry upon graduation. The Ferrous Metallurgy Education Today Scholarship  is one component of this initiative.

Eligibility

The Ferrous Metallurgy Education Today Scholarship can only be considered provided the student full fills the below requirements:

‣ Applicant must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate metallurgy or materials science engineering program at an accredited North American university in 2015–2016.


‣ AApplicant must be entering year three or four of a four-year engineering degree program in the fall of 2015.


‣ Applicant should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

‣ Applicant should have a demonstrated interest in the iron and steel industry.


‣ Applicant must be eligible for employment during the summer of 2015 at a steel company in the country (US, Canada, Mexico) he/she is in school. 

‣ Satisfying the employment criteria in the appropriate country is the responsibility of the applicant.

‣ Applicants unable to accept the summer internship will not be considered.


‣ Applicant must commit to a paid summer internship (2015) at a North American steel company to be eligible for this scholarship.
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‣ Applicant must receive a satisfactory performance review from the steel company (summer 2015), and maintain a 2.5 or higher GPA (spring 2015), to remain eligible for this scholarship.

Selection Criteria: 

‣ Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of following criteria: Steel Industry Interest – 35%; Grades – 20%; Recommendation Letters – 30%; Extra-Curricular Activities – 15%.

Notification: 

‣ AScholarships awardees will be announced 31st January 2015 for the 2015–2016 academic year.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Completed applications, including all required documents, should be submitted electronically. 

‣ Following documents are required-


  • A completed application form.

  • A current resumé with work experience and any extracurricular activities, noting any leadership roles or extracurricular activities.
  • An essay, not to exceed two pages in length, of your professional goals explaining why you are interested in a career in the steel industry, and how your skills could be applied to enhance the industry.
  • It is strongly encouraged to submit letters of recommendation from a professor or academic advisor familiar with your academic work and from an employer (especially recommended if you have relevant industry work experience).
  • A current academic transcript or other official documentation of academic standing and performance.
  • -A list of the source and amount of any other grants and scholarships being applied towards your tuition in 2015–2016.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 30th October 2014.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more information about Ferrous Metallurgy Education Today Scholarship

https://www.aist.org/students-faculty/scholarships/femet-scholarship

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