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Corrosion Engineering

Scholarship Opportunities for Corrosion Students

ASM Scholarship

SSPC is pleased to announce that the Board of Governors has continued the college scholarship program that was established in 2011. Beginning in January 2013, college students will be able to apply for one of four $2,500 scholarships to be awarded for the 2013-14 school year. Any student who is beginning or continuing their education in an institution of higher learning can apply for a scholarship. All educational institutions in the United States or Canada are now acceptable for students to receive these scholarships. *DUE APRIL 30th, 2013

 How do I apply: Learn more and apply here 

BP Scholarship

The gift, from BP Exploration’s Inherently Reliable Facilities (IRF) Flagship Technology Program, will be used to develop curriculum, deliver courses to undergraduate and graduate students, aid students and advance workforce development, particularly as it relates to the gas and oil industry. Learn more.

Carboline-NACE Foundation Scholarship

Carboline, a subsidiary of RPM International, Inc., is a world-leading supplier of corrosion resistant products specializing in high-performance coatings, linings, and fireproofing. The NACE Foundation is the only organization dedicated to preparing the next generation of corrosion professionals to save the world’s infrastructure. Learn more.

Mears-NACE Foundation Scholarship

Mears Group Inc, a Quanta Services company, is a leader in corrosion control engineering for improved safety and integrity of the nation’s energy infrastructure. Resources of both people and equipment, are among the most extensive in the industry with a highly skilled, experienced workforce of more than 16,000 Quanta and Mears employees.  Learn more.

NACE Foundation

Workforce development for better corrosion control and management is a primary goal of the NACE Foundation. Through its partnership with companies NACE Foundation is offering scholarships to assist students who wish to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Corrosion Engineering at The University of Akron, the only such degree program in the nation. Learn more.

Cyril W. Neff, P.E., P.S., Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for $2,500/year and is renewable for three years. Cyril W. Neff, P.E., P.S., had a special interest in young engineers and in helping them get started in their professional lives. In memory of his lifelong accomplishments, the Neff family established this scholarship in his name. Mr. Neff was a 1917 graduate of Loyola High School and a 1923 cum laud graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a degree in civil engineering. He worked with the City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County Engineer and State of Ohio Department of Highway Engineers, Division 12. In 1946 he started his own private practice which today is in its third generation as a successful consulting firm. This scholarship is available to students from Cuyahoga, Lorain, Lake, Geauga, Medina and Ashtabula counties only, entering Ohio colleges or the University of Notre Dame.

How do I apply: Learn more and apply process

The Exxon/Mobil Scholarship

Applications are due April 2, 2013. They are for African American or Hispanic students who are in their senior year at urban school districts in the Council of Great City School Districts. The scholarships are $5000. Please pass this information along to students, teachers, administrators, etc. There is more information at www.cgcs.org about the scholarship itself.

How do I apply: Learn more and apply process

Engineers Foundation of Ohio General Fund Scholarship

This scholarship is for $1,000 and is non-renewable. Applicants will be evaluated on "General Criteria" as well as activities,leadership,work experiences, membership and activity in professional and technical societies, honors won, and an evaluation by the engineering college dean or department chairman. Financial need will be considered as a deciding factor in case of a tie.
* Will achieve college junior or senior status at the end of the academic year in which the application is submitted. Junior status is defined as meaning the applicant can complete requirements for the degree in two more academic years progressing at a normal rate. Co-op students who meet these criteria are eligible.
* Be enrolled full-time at an Ohio college or university in a curriculum leading to a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or its equivalent.

How do I apply: Learn more and apply

Galvanize the Future: An Edgar K. Schutz Scholarship

Essay contest was developed to help future specifiers with the rising cost of a college education. The scholarship aims to teach these specifiers a little about hot-dip galvanizing while providing them with funding for their education.

The scholarship is available to full- or part-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in an accredited college or university in North America, during the 2012-2013 school year. Qualifying majors include: architecture, civil engineering, structural engineering, construction management, material science, or a related field. The AGA is looking for concise and relevant essays that address one of two questions.

Essays must be submitted by March 31, 2013 before midnight MST. Prizes include:

  • 1st place - $2500
  • 2nd place - $1500
  • 3rd place - $1000

How do I apply: Learn more and apply

Greater Cleveland Scholarship Services

College Now offsets the high cost of college tuition by awarding renewable, need-based, last dollar scholarships to students across Greater Cleveland. College Now awards $2.3 million in scholarships every year. Nearly 2,000 students and adult learners receive a College Now scholarship each year. Our scholarships are renewable, should students continue to meet grade requirements and income guidelines. In addition, College Now manages scholarships on behalf of corporations and other organizations.

How do I apply: Learn more and apply

Melvin Bauer, P.E., P.S.--Ohio Society of Professional Engineers, North Central Chapter--Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for $500 and is nonrenewable. Melvin M. Bauer, P.E., P.S., had an interest in promoting the engineering profession to young people and was himself the recipient of a scholarship that gave him the impetus he needed to follow his dream of becoming an engineer. In memory of Mel, the Bauer Family has established this scholarship in his name. Mr. Bauer was a 1950 graduate of Savannah High School, a 1954 cum laud graduate of Ohio University with a degree in civil engineering and surveying, and a city engineer for Ashland for 29 years. The North Central Chapter of OSPE has a continuing interest in providing assistance for young engineers. In honor of Melvin Bauer as an active member, the chapter has cosponsored this scholarship. This scholarship is available to students from Ashland, Richland, Wayne, and Crawford counties only, entering Ohio Colleges.

How do I apply: Learn more and apply

NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is proud to offer fellowships to students in their undergraduate and graduate careers. The Aeronautics Scholarship Program (ASP) offers our nation's research leaders of tomorrow exceptional funding:

Undergraduate Students
$15,000 awarded for each school year, to be used for educational related expenses
$10,000 Summer internship at a NASA Research Center
2 years of support

Graduate Students
$35,000 stipend
$11,000 awarded each year, to be used for educational related expenses
$10,000 Summer internship at a NASA Research Center
2 years of support, with an option for a 3rd year

How do I apply: Learn more and apply

NASA MUST Scholarship

MUST awards scholarships and internships to undergraduates pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, fields. The MUST Project is open to all students and is particularly focused on engaging students from underserved and underrepresented groups to enter STEM fields. The MUST Project supports approximately 100 undergraduate students with a one-year competitive scholarship of up to one-half of tuition, not to exceed $10,000. Students who maintain the required minimum grade point average will be eligible for a paid internship at a NASA center. Additionally, students will benefit year-round from tutoring, lecture series and mentoring from STEM faculty and peers.

How do I apply: Learn more and apply

Ohio Space Grant Consortium Senior Scholarships

Undergraduate students enrolled in a STEM-related discipline at a member university (especially women and underrepresented minorities) are encouraged to apply for Senior Scholarship Awards.

Senior scholarships are $4,000 and are awarded during the school year at your home campus. Senior scholars are required to attend the Annual Student Research Symposium at the Ohio Aerospace Institute and make a 15-minute Power Point presentation on their research project. Note that no indirect charges are allowed by the university for Junior scholarship awards.

How do I apply: Learn more and apply

Ohio Space Grant Consortium Junior Scholarships

Undergraduate students enrolled in a STEM-related discipline at a member university (especially women and underrepresented minorities) are encouraged to apply for Junior Scholarship Awards.

Junior scholarships are $3,000 and are awarded during the school year at your home campus. Junior scholars are required to attend the Annual Student Research Symposium at the Ohio Aerospace Institute and present a poster detailing their proposed research project. Junior awards are for one academic year, and may be renewable for the following year if the student's academic performance is acceptable, good progress has been made on the research project with plans for the following year, and upon approval of the Campus Representative. Current Junior scholarship recipients who are interested in being renewed as Senior scholars are encouraged to follow up with their Campus Representative about their school’s renewal policy. Note that no indirect charges are allowed by the university for Junior scholarship awards. All Junior scholarship awards are contingent on available funding.

How do I apply: Learn more and apply

Paul C. K. Lam Memorial Scholarship at The University of Akron

This annual scholarship was established in 2009 and pays tribute to Dr. Paul C. K. Lam who served as the Ohio Space Grant Consortium Director from 2007-2009. The scholarship will be awarded to a deserving underrepresented undergraduate student majoring in Mechanical Engineering at The University of Akron.

How do I apply: Interested students regarding this scholarship should contact the Mechanical Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at The University of Akron at 330.972.7111.

Raymond H. Fuller, P.E., Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for $1,000 and is non-renewable. The Raymond H. Fuller, P.E., Memorial Scholarship was established by his wife, Rhoda M. Fuller, in 1999, as a tribute to his lifelong accomplishments and his desire to promote the engineering profession to young people. The couple's son, Robert H. Fuller, P.E., was president of the Engineers Foundation of Ohio in 1998-1999. He was instrumental in creating this scholarship in his father's memory. Consideration will be given to the prospective recipient's academic achievement, interest in a career in engineering and financial need as determined by interviews and from references. Recipients must be accepted for enrollment at an Ohio college or university.

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Society of Women Engineers Scholarships

SWE Scholarships support women pursuing ABET-accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science in the United States and Mexico. In 2012, SWE disbursed 198 new and renewed scholarships valued at $577,000. Applicants complete one application and are considered for all scholarships for which they are eligible.

How do I apply: Learn more and apply

SSPC Scholarship

SSPC is pleased to announce that the Board of Governors has continued the college scholarship program that was established in 2011. Beginning in January 2013, college students will be able to apply for one of four $2,500 scholarships to be awarded for the 2013-14 school year. Any student who is beginning or continuing their education in an institution of higher learning can apply for a scholarship. All educational institutions in the United States or Canada are now acceptable for students to receive these scholarships. *DUE APRIL 30th, 2013

How do I apply: Learn more and apply here 

 

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