George A. Roberts Scholarship

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

ASM Materials Education Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Up to seven awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a Material Advantage student member.
  3. Must have an intended or declared major in metallurgy or materials science engineering (an applicant majoring in related science or engineering disciplines will be considered if he/she demonstrates a strong academic emphasis and interest in materials science).
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  5. Must have junior or senior standing in the fall after the application deadline. The student must have completed one or more years of college.

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

Description: Students who are juniors and/or seniors in a metallurgy or materials science engineering program and are members of ASM International are eligible for this award. Applications are available on the ASM Materials Education Foundation website.

Application requirements for the George A. Roberts Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Photo
Additional Information: The selection committee considers a variety of factors including academic achievement (grades, courses selected, and interdisciplinary skills/interests), interest in the field (knowledge of the metallurgy/materials engineering field, demonstrated interest through activities/jobs, and potential for a related career) and personal qualities (motivation, social values, maturity, and goals).

Award Amount: $6,000 annually, non-renewable. The recipient may reapply for consideration the following year. No applicant may receive more than two consecutive scholarship awards.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $42,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, May 1, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, May 1, 2021

Applications are available online from the ASM International website, in the offices of the university departments of metallurgy/materials, from faculty advisors of ASM student chapters, or from local ASM chapters. In addition to the completed application, each student must submit a personal statement of no more than two pages (a resume may be included); a current transcript through the fall semester (an official student copy is acceptable); no more than two completed online recommendation forms, with one from a professor in his/her major department; and a photograph for publication. The applicant need only submit one application to be considered for all ASM scholarships for which he/she qualifies. All application materials should be submitted together online or postmarked by the deadline date.
About ASM Materials Education Foundation:
Contact Information: Pergentina L. Deatherage, Administrator, Foundation Programs
Address: ASM Materials Education Foundation, Undergraduate Scholarship Program 9639 Kinsman Road Materials Park, Ohio 44073-0002

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