Students & Faculty


AIST Foundation Scholarships

AIST scholarships are awarded on an annual basis to talented and dedicated students to encourage them to pursue careers within iron-and steel-related industries. Recipients will receive a complimentary student membership to the Material Advantage Student program, for each year they receive a scholarship.

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Complete one application to be considered for all scholarships below. The deadline for applications for the 2015-2016 academic year is 2 March 2015.

AIST Ronald E. Lincoln Memorial Scholarship

Two (2) US$3,000 one-year scholarships will be awarded for the 2015—2016 school year.
Administered by the AIST Foundation, this scholarship was established by Chaparral Steel as a tribute to Ronald Lincoln and is awarded to individuals who best exemplify the qualities of leadership and innovation for which Mr. Lincoln was so well known throughout his career. Scholarships will be granted to full-time undergraduate students enrolled at an accredited North American college or university,  with a genuine demonstrated interest in a career in the iron and steel industry. Open to materials science, metallurgical, electrical, mechanical, industrial, chemical, environmental, and computer engineering majors — apply during freshman, sophomore and junior years.

AIST Willy Korf Memorial Fund

Three (3) US$3,000 one-year scholarships will be awarded for the 2015—2016 school year.
Administered by the AIST Foundation, this scholarship was established by Korf Lurgi Steeltec, Inc. to honor the late Willy Korf, Founder of the Korf Group and a well-known promoter/developer of innovative technology. Scholarships will be granted to full-time undergraduate students enrolled at an accredited North American college or university,  with a genuine demonstrated interest in a career in the iron and steel industry. Open to materials science, metallurgical, electrical, mechanical, industrial, chemical, environmental, and computer engineering majors — apply during freshman, sophomore and junior years.
 

AIST Benjamin F. Fairless Scholarship (AIME)

Up to US$6,000 distributed in one-year scholarships to the selected applicant(s) will be awarded for the 2015—2016 school year.
This scholarship is administered by the AIST Foundation on behalf of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (AIME). The Fairless Award was established in 1954 by a grant from U.S. Steel Corp. in memory of its longtime Chairman of the Board. Scholarships will be granted to full-time undergraduate students enrolled at an accredited U.S. college or university,  with a genuine demonstrated interest in a career in the iron and steel industry. Open to materials science, metallurgical, electrical, mechanical, industrial, chemical, environmental, and computer engineering majors — apply during freshman, sophomore and junior years.

AIST William E. Schwabe Memorial Scholarship

One (1) US$3,000 one-year scholarship will be awarded for the 2015—2016 school year.
Administered by the AIST Foundation, this scholarship was established in 2005 by the Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) to commemorate the life and industry service of Mr. Schwabe, a pioneer in the application of electrical engineering technology to the advancement and refinement of electric arc furnace steelmaking. Scholarships will be granted to full-time undergraduate students enrolled at an accredited U.S. college or university,  with a genuine demonstrated interest in a career in the iron and steel industry. Open to materials science, metallurgical, electrical, mechanical, industrial, chemical, environmental, and computer engineering majors — apply during freshman, sophomore and junior years.

AIST Smith Graduate Scholarship (AIME)

Up to US$6,000 one-year scholarship will be awarded for the 2015—2016 school year
Administered by the AIST Foundation, this scholarship was established by the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers (AIME) in 1967 to honor Henry DeWitt Smith’s contributions to the mining industry.  This scholarship assists worthy students in the pursuit of their graduate education in engineering in the United States or Canada.  Open to materials science, metallurgical, electrical, mechanical, industrial, chemical, environmental, and computer engineering majors — apply during senior and graduate school years.

AIST David H. Samson Canadian Scholarship

One (1) US$3,000 one-year fixed scholarship will be awarded for 2015—2016 school year
Administered by the AIST Foundation and selected by the AIST Northern Member Chapter, this scholarship was established to honor David H. Samson, past Vice President Engineering at Dofasco and past President of the AISE .  Scholarships will be granted to full-time undergraduate students enrolled at an accredited college or university in Canada, with a genuine demonstrated interest in a career in the iron and steel industry. Open to materials science, metallurgical, electrical, mechanical, industrial, chemical, environmental, and computer engineering majors — apply during freshman, sophomore and junior years.

Questions about the scholarships and/or application process should be directed to Lori Wharrey at +1.724.814.3044.