Students & Faculty


AIST Foundation Named Scholarships

AIST Ronald E. Lincoln Memorial Scholarship

Three (3) US$3,000 one-year scholarships will be awarded annually.
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.

AIST Willy Korf Memorial Fund

Four (4) US$3,000 one-year scholarships will be awarded annually.
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.

AIST Benjamin F. Fairless Scholarship (AIME)

Two (2) US$3,000 scholarships will be awarded annually.
This scholarship was established in 1954 by a grant from United States Steel Corporation in memory of its longtime Chairman of the Board.
Funding for this program provided in part by the generous support of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (AIME).  AIST is a proud member society of AIME, founded 1871.

AIST William E. Schwabe Memorial Scholarship

One (1) US$3,000 one-year scholarship will be awarded annually.
This scholarship was established in 2005 by the Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) to commemorate the life and industry service of William E. Schwabe, a pioneer in the application of electrical engineering technology to the advancement and refinement of electric arc furnace steelmaking.

AIST Smith Graduate Scholarship (AIME)

Up to US$6,000 in one-year scholarship will be awarded annually.
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.
Funding for this program provided in part by the generous support of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (AIME).  AIST is a proud member society of AIME, founded 1871.

AIST David H. Samson Canadian Scholarship

One (1) US$3,000 one-year scholarship will be awarded annually.
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.

AIST Foundation Engineering Scholarship

Up to three (3) US$3,000 one-year scholarships will be awarded annually.
This scholarship was established in 2015 and will be awarded at the discretion of the AIST Foundation Scholarship Committee based on the quality of applications received and the funding available.