Melvin J. Schiff Fellowship Fund

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 1

Wednesday
Awarded By:

NACE International Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States.
  3. Must be a student, professional, or technician. Students may be enrolled full time or part time.
  4. Must demonstrate an interest in furthering his/her knowledge of corrosion and corrosion control.

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

Description: The Melvin J. Schiff Fellowship Fund provides scholarships for professionals and technicians who are interested in furthering their knowledge of corrosion and corrosion control. Students may be enrolled full time or part time.

Application requirements for the Melvin J. Schiff Fellowship Fund are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Essay
Additional Information: Applicants for the Melvin J. Schiff Fellowship Fund 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 Melvin J. Schiff Fellowship Fund 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: $1,000 annually, non-renewable. Previous applicants and recipients are eligible to reapply each year in open competition with new applicants. All scholarship monies are paid directly to the recipient’s college or university and are to be used for educational expenses only. Expenses include, but not limited to: tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for courses at the educational institution.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, January 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, 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 to the online application. The student must also submit 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 an essay on why the scholarship is needed and how the funds will be utilized. Forms for the recommendation and essay 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.
Contact: Heather Lowry
Address: 15835 Park Ten Place Houston, Texas 77084-5145

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