NACE Sandia Mountain Section Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,500

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 international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be an undergraduate student. Graduate and post-doctorate students are not eligible.
  3. Must be enrolled full time.
  4. Must be enrolled at an accredited, degree-granting college or university located in one of the two oil and natural gas producing U.S. states that make up the San Juan Basin. These include: Colorado and New Mexico.
  5. Must reside in Colorado or New Mexico.
  6. Must be pursuing a career in the sciences and/or engineering or other majors relating to corrosion or corrosion control. Scholarship winners shall have a serious interest in full-time professional employment in the corrosion industry upon graduation and shall show promise of a productive future as a technically trained professional.

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

Description: This scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are pursuing a science or engineering discipline related to the study of corrosion or corrosion control and have a serious interest in full-time professional employment in the corrosion industry after graduation. Students must reside and attend an institution located in the San Juan Basin (Colorado and New Mexico).

Application requirements for the NACE Sandia Mountain Section Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Essays (4)
Additional Information: Applicants 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 scholarship 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: $2,500 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 $2,500.

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 transcript must include a description of the grading system. 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 answers to the four scholarship essay questions. Forms for recommendations and essays 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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