Scholarship Opportunities


Application Deadline: February 22, 2019

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The Donaldson-Kiefer scholarship is named after two former members of the Cleveland Chapter of ASM International who made significant contributions to the Chapter over their long years of service. The Cleveland Chapter of the ASM International shall award up to three $1,000 Donaldson-Kiefer scholarships to current college sophomores and juniors.  Students must be US Citizens or legal residents.  Applicants must be majoring in Materials Science or Materials Engineering, or they must be majoring in a discipline of Engineering or Science with an emphasis and demonstrated interest in materials science, production and application.

One scholarship is reserved for the relative of a current Cleveland Chapter member attending any college including schools not located in Northeast Ohio.  The remaining two scholarships are open to all students with preference given to those attending school or living in Northeast Ohio.  In the event that no applicant is a relative of a current member, ASM Cleveland Chapter may award the reserved scholarship to any student applicant.

The awards will be presented at the Chapter's Zay Jeffries Night in April 2019.  The awardees will be given the opportunity to give a five minute presentation at the meeting.

The Cleveland Chapter of ASM International is committed to supporting and inspiring motivated students who have demonstrated strength in academics as well as leadership and character.  It is also our intent to encourage students to seek employment in Northeast Ohio. The complete scholarship application package shall consist of the following documents:

  1. Current transcript showing present enrollment, Major and GPA.
  2. Completed and signed scholarship application form (electronic version or scanned hard copy)
  3. At least one scholarship recommendation (electronic version or scanned hard copy) duly filled and e-mailed by a Professor, Dean or a Cleveland ASM member.  For relatives of the Cleveland ASM members, one form must be from the Cleveland Chapter member.  Qualifying relatives may be spouses, parents, aunts/uncles, grandparents or great-grandparents.

The complete application package must be e-mailed to no later than February 22, 2019. 

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