Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship Program

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

NACE International Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually, one from the Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship and one from the NACE Foundation.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be enrolled in an undergraduate program. Students enrolled in two-year or junior colleges are eligible to apply.
  3. Must be enrolled full time.
  4. Must have a permanent residence within the geographic boundaries of the NACE Central Area. These states include: AR, CO, IL, KS, LA, IA, MN, MO, MT, NE, NM, ND, OK, SD, TX, WI, WY.
  5. Must be pursuing a science or engineering discipline.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is open to undergraduate students who reside within the NACE Central Area. Students must be pursuing a science or engineering discipline.

Application requirements for the Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship Program are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Essays (4)
Additional Information: Applicants may apply for as many scholarships as they are eligible; however, a maximum amount of $10,000 per student (excluding travel assistance) will be awarded in any given year. Once a candidate reaches the $10,000 maximum, that candidate's remaining application(s), if any, will not be considered by subsequent Selection Committees. If the candidate applies for and receives a single scholarship that exceeds the $10,000 maximum amount, that candidate will be excluded from consideration for all subsequent scholarships. All applicants will be notified via email no later than mid-February about the status of their applications. Applicants who are awarded a scholarship through the NACE Foundation must submit their written acceptance of the scholarship award. All scholarship recipients will be recognized at the NACE Annual Conference in March. Recipients must notify the NACE Foundation of their intent to attend the NACE Annual Conference as soon as possible after notification of award. Recipients are highly encouraged to attend the conference in person to be acknowledged. NACE Foundation scholarship recipients are eligible to apply for travel assistance to supplement their travel to the annual conference to accept their award in person. Relatives of members of the Selection Committee or NACE Foundation staff are ineligible to apply.

Award Amount: $2,500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 1

Applications are available online on the NACE International Foundation website. Please note: Applications must be submitted online via the Foundation’s scholarship system. The student must upload his/her academic transcript, including a description of grading system, to the online application. The student must also submit the following: two recommendation forms from educators or employers familiar with his/her background, one of which should be from a corrosion professional with whom he/she has worked; and answers to four essay questions (one of which is weighted at 50 percent of his/her application). Forms/questions are available on the NACE International Foundation website. Applications must be submitted by the deadline date. Application materials submitted after the deadline will not be considered. The NACE Foundation reserves the right to extend any and all scholarship deadlines at their discretion.
About NACE International Foundation:
Contact Information: Heather Lowry, -
Address: 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, Texas 77084-5145

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