Structural Materials Division (SMD) Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

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 pursue a career in metallurgical and/or materials science and engineering with an emphasis on the science and engineering of load-bearing materials, including studies into the nature of a material's physical properties based upon its microstructure and operating environment.
  3. Must enroll full time at an accredited college or university.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  5. Must be a college sophomore or junior in good standing at a recognized degree-granting school at time of application.

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

Description: This award is available for international and U.S. college sophomore and juniors who are pursing a career in metallurgical and/or materials science and engineering with an emphasis on the science and engineering of load-bearing materials, including studies into the nature of a material's physical properties based upon its microstructure and operating environment. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the Structural Materials Division (SMD) Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
  • Personal statement
Additional Information: The following criteria will be assessed by the scholarship selection committee to select the recipients 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: $1,000 annually, non-renewable. Additionally, the scholarship recipient will be given up to $500 for travel expenses to the TMS Annual Meeting to accept his/her award.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

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 (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. All application materials must be emailed by the deadline.
Contact: Diane Scheuring
Address: 184 Thorn Hill Road Warrendale, Pennsylvania 15086

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