Students & Faculty


Faculty Grants and Programs

The AIST Foundation awards grants on an annual basis to increase the number of engineering faculty with a vested interest in the iron and steel industry, and to increase the number of engineering students electing to pursue careers in the iron and steel industry.

Ferrous Metallurgy Education Today (FeMET) Curriculum Development Program

The purpose of the FeMET Curriculum Development Program provides funding for a development assistant to enhance or update industry curriculum in ferrous metallurgy programs.

Ferrous Metallurgy Education Today (FeMET) Design Grant

The FeMET Design Grant Program challenges North American university teams (students and professors) to submit proposals for solutions to industry-related technical challenges relevant to the North American steel industry.

Don B. Daily Memorial Fund

The Don B. Daily Memorial Fund provides an opportunity for North American university teams (students and professors) to submit proposals in the theme area of safety and health awareness within the steel manufacturing industry.

AIST Foundation Kent D. Peaslee Junior Faculty Award

The AIST Foundation Kent D. Peaslee Junior Faculty Award, open to all technical engineering disciplines, will assist junior faculty in building their research and professional service activities towards obtaining tenure.

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