Discontinued Grants and Programs
Steel Research and Applications Grant
This grant was originally created as the FeMET Design Grant in 2005, then changed to the AIST Foundation Steel Research & Applications Grant in 2015 to challenge North American university teams (students and professors) to submit proposals for grant funding to provide research to the benefit of the steel industry through basic and applied research. The grant provided funding:
To challenge university teams (students and professors) to perform basic and applied research that will benefit the steel industry.
To increase the number of students and professors interested in the steel industry.
- To recruit more students for employment in the steel industry.
The program ran from 2005 to 2016.
Electrical Engineering Grant
This grant was established to challenge North American university teams (students and professors) from electrical engineering departments to submit proposals for grant funding in the theme area of an electrical engineering challenge (industrial control systems, power and energy systems, electrical machines and motor drives) within the steel manufacturing industry. The grant will provide funding to encourage the following:
Support the professors in promoting the industry to electrical engineering students.
Provide direct interaction for electrical engineering students with the steel industry.
Recruit more electrical engineering students for employment in the steel industry.
This program ran from 2015-2019.