Steel Intern Scholarship – PAID Summer internship followed by a US$6,000 one-year scholarship.
These awards are preceded by a PAID summer internship at a North American steel producing or steel-related company.
- Up to 30 one-year awards.
- Premier Intern Scholarship – The top-scoring applicant of all received will be awarded the Premier Scholarship, a one-year scholarship of US$12,000 with a paid summer internship (summer preceding the scholarship).
- Applicant must commit to a paid summer internship at a North American or steel-related company and must be a citizen of the United States, Canada or Mexico. Note: Upon selection, AIST will assist in internship placement; however, applicants are encouraged to seek information from steel companies at career/job events and may, at any time, accept an internship or co-op at a steel producing company or industry supplier. If an internship is self-placed by the recipient, the internship will need to be approved. Please contact AIST for approval prior to accepting a self-placed internship. Acceptance of an internship at a company not specifically related to steel manufacturing will automatically disqualify the applicant.
- The recipient will be disqualified if he/she rescinds an accepted offer of internship from within the program.
- Applicant must receive a satisfactory performance review from the internship company, and maintain a 2.5 or higher GPA, to remain eligible for this scholarship.
- Students in the following engineering/engineering technology majors may apply: metallurgy, materials science, electrical, mechanical, chemical, industrial, environmental, computer science and safety.
- Applications will be accepted from university freshmen, sophomore and junior applicants, and seniors planning to attend graduate school.
- Applicant must be enrolled full-time in a four-year undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited North American university.
- Applicant should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
- Application, essay and recommendation letters should express a strong interest in the iron and steel industry.
- Applicant must be a citizen of a NAFTA country (USA, Canada, Mexico)