Functional Materials Division Gilbert Chin Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 15

Sunday
Awarded By:

The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must enroll full time at an accredited college or university.
  3. Must be studying subjects in relation to synthesis and processing, structure, properties, and performance of electronic, photonic, magnetic and superconducting materials, as well as materials used in packaging and interconnecting such materials in device structures.
  4. Must be enrolled in a metallurgical/materials science engineering program.
  5. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  6. Must be a college sophomore or junior in good standing at a recognized degree-granting school at time of application.
  7. Must be a member of The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS).

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

Description: This award is available for international and U.S. college juniors and/or seniors. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be enrolled in a metallurgical/materials science engineering program. The applicant must be a member of the Material Advantage student program. (A student membership application may accompany the scholarship application.)

Application requirements for the Functional Materials Division Gilbert Chin Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Recommendation letter (3)
  • Official Transcript
  • Material Advantage membership app. (if applicable)
Additional Information: The following criteria will be assessed by the scholarship selection committee to select the recipient of this scholarship: scholarship application; academic achievement; activities in and out of school, including work experience; leadership; personal profile statement; and letters of recommendation. Relatives of members of the TMS Student Affairs Committee or of the TMS Funding Committee/Division are not eligible. Please note: The applicant may apply for up to two of the TMS Scholarship Programs.

Award Amount: $2,000 annually, non-renewable. An additional $500 for travel expenses will be available to the recipient to attend the TMS Annual Meeting to accept the award.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 15

Applications are available online from The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) website. The applicant must submit typed information on the official 'TMS Scholarship Application Form', which can be downloaded online on the TMS website or can be acquired from the materials/metallurgy department of the applicant's school, from his/her student chapter faculty advisor, or from TMS headquarters. In addition to a completed application, the applicant must submit the following: an individual statement (no longer than one typewritten, double-spaced page) describing his/her unique educational experiences (e.g., special projects), career plans, leadership experience, and community involvement; three completed 'TMS Scholarship Recommendation Forms' (available on the TMS website) from educators and/or employers who are familiar with the applicant's background; and an up-to-date transcript or fax of his/her college academic record. Please Note: Applicants must be members of the Material Advantage student program. Membership into the Material Advantage student program costs $25 per year. A student membership application may accompany the scholarship application and is available online. All application materials must be submitted to the provided email address no later than the deadline date.
Contact: Diane Scheuring
Address: 184 Thorn Hill Road Warrendale, Pennsylvania 15086

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