Globe-trotters Member Chapter Scholarship
The AIST Globe-Trotters Member Chapter Scholarship award is intended to reward and attract talented and dedicated students and encourage them to pursue careers within the iron and steel industry. The AIST Globe-Trotters Member Chapter administers the scholarship.
The Globe-Trotters Member Chapter Systems Group Scholarship – One (1) US$5,000 one-year scholarship.
In addition to the above scholarship, the Globe-Trotters will also award up to US$25,000 in scholarship monies each year.
To be eligible for the scholarship, the applicant must be the child or grandchild of an active Globe-Trotters chapter member in good standing or a current student member of AIST through the Material Advantage Student Program. The candidate for the scholarship must be currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or trade school. Students enrolled in postgraduate schools will also be considered. The awards will be made without regard to financial need.
The candidate will be selected by the Globe-Trotters Scholarship Committee, which consists of no less than three and no more than five members who are nominated by the Globe-Trotters scholarship chair and approved by the Globe-Trotters executive committee. The Globe-Trotters executive committee will determine the amount of the scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded based on the basis of the submitted essay, academic and extracurricular activities.
The scholarship must be used at an accredited college, university or trade school.
The student must start or be continuing in the course of study, at the college, university or trade school, in the fall of the same year the scholarship is awarded.
The AIST Foundation will forward the scholarship stipend, as a lump sum, to the college, university or trade school for deposit in the account of the student.
In cases where the student’s studies or admission are delayed or interrupted for any reason, the Secretary must be advised immediately, and may result in forfeiture.
Students may reapply each year for the term of their college education.
A current resume with work experience and any extracurricular activities, noting any leadership positions.
An essay, 300 words or less, explaining the reason the candidate has selected his or her particular field of study.
Copy of current high school or college or trade school transcripts
Submit the application along with the required documents by 30 April. Questions about the scholarships and/or application process should be directed to Conrad Fisher at +1.260.868.8203.