Louie F. Cox Memorial AK Steel African-American Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

December 31, 2018

Awarded By

AK Steel Corporation

Award Amount

$5,000 annually, renewable for three years. Authorized expenses are tuition, academic fees, books, and room & board. The annual renewal of the scholarship is determined by the Middletown Community Foundation. Renewability is based on the recipient maintaining satisfactory academic progress as a full-time student and the submission of an annual student statement. The Middletown Community Foundation will issue an annual scholarship check in August made payable to the student's college or university, but mailed directly to the student. The student is responsible for delivering the check to the appropriate college or university office for deposit, and for maintaining all records of receipt.


The number of awards offered varies annually. *Please note: The number of recipients for this program varies according to the number of students meeting the eligibility requirements in any give year. In the past, two scholarships have been awarded per year.

Additional Information

The scholarship is intended for a student with an outstanding high school academic and non-academic achievement record. Final scholarship winners are selected by an independent committee of college professionals selected solely by the Middletown Community Foundation. No employees of AK Steel or members of the AK Steel Foundation are involved in any way with the appointment of the independent selection committee members or of the scholarship winners.

Deadline Info

The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please che ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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