Minnesota Chapter of ASM International

The MN Chapter ASM provides scholarships annually to selected college students.

General Information:

  1. Scholarships will be awarded at the Chapters Technical meeting in April in amounts between $500 and $1000.
  2. Completed scholarship application forms must be post marked by March 1st and sent to Minnesota Chapter ASM office (see address below).
  3. Scholarships candidates meet one of the following requirements:
    1. Minnesota resident
    2. ASM member
    3. Child of Minnesota Chapter members
  4. Scholarship eligibility is limited to two years per individual.
  5. Students must have an intended or declared major in metallurgy or material science and engineering.  Applicants majoring in a related science or engineering discipline will be considered if they demonstrate a strong academic emphasis and interest in materials science and engineering.  In addition, students must have completed at least the first two years of a BS degree or the first year of a 2-year degree/diploma.
  6. Awards will be based on academic achievement, submitted essay, work experience or extra curricular activities, and recommendations.

 Application Procedure:

In order to be considered, the application must include:

  1. An official form completed and signed by the applicant.
  2. A 500-1000 word essay/paper on one of the following topics:
    1. My vision of metallurgy/materials science in the future
    2. My career goals in metallurgy/materials science
    3. A technical paper or report on metallurgy/materials science
  3. A current (up-to-date) transcript of college or technical school record
  4. A resume that includes work experience and extra-curricular activities
  5. At least two letters of recommendations with no more than one from an instructor.  The other one can be from an employer or someone who would most understand your scholarship needs.
  6. Optional:  A copy of your college report of financial aid and unmet need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  7. Return applications to:    MN Chapter ASM - 438 147th Lane NE - Ham Lake, MN  55304-6055

LINK TO APPLICATION: http://www.mnasm.org/docs/Local_Scholarship_Forms/MN-ASM_Scholarship_Application.pdf