Galvanize the Future: Edgar K. Schutz Essay Contest

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

March 31

Awarded By

American Galvanizers Association

Award Amount

The first-place award is $2,500; the second-place award is $1,500; and the third-place award is $1,000. All awards are offered annually and are non-renewable. The scholarship will be paid directly to the winning student's educational institution.


Three awards offered annually.

Additional Information

The AGA recommends that students visit for helpful information relating to hot-dip galvanizing before writing their essays. The website provides a wealth of no-cost resources, including access to current publications, printed articles, technical information resource CDs, and a variety of industry links. Judges will evaluate submissions based on relevance, accuracy, conciseness, and ingenuity. Each essay will be read and ranked by reviewers at the AGA. Final awards will be determined by both the AGA's executive director and president. Winners will be personally notified and announced on the AGA website in April/May. All submissions become the property of the AGA and will not be returned. Winning essays become the property of the AGA, which will, however, cooperate fully with the authors in the republication of essays.

Deadline Info

Entry forms for this essay contest are available on the American Galvanizers Association (AGA) website at the address provided. The essay must be on one of the two topics concerning hot-dip galvanizi ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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