Completed application must be submitted (either electronically via this form, by email or mailed/delivered) no later than 5pm on March 31, 2023.
Completed application means:
- Online application (this form)
- Letters of recommendation/references
- Current resume
- OFFICIAL school transcript from high school or college
Your application is complete only when we have received application and ALL supporting documents. Being sure everything has been received by the deadline is your responsibility (see list below). If you don't know or are not sure we have a document, email the Chapter office.
You will receive a confirmation email of receipt. If you have not received a confirmation, contact the Chapter Office to check on the application or resubmit the application.
The St. Louis Chapter of the NTMA provides annually renewable scholarship for education to qualified candidates(s) currently attending or entering qualified education programs in industrial technology, engineering, machining or other manufacturing-related fields.
The scholarship will be administered by the Chapter's Board of Directors, which determines the amount and number of grants annually. Qualified applications will be reviewed by a Scholarship Committee, which will make award recommendations to the Board of Directors.
Scholarships will be deposited into recipient's student account at their school before the immediate upcoming academic year commences.
- The receipient must declare his/her chosen institution and program when applying.
- The funds are for tuition and fees only at the chosen institution (not for books, supplies/equipment, housing, etc.).
- We do offer "toolerships" for those who don't need tuition/fees assistance due to other scholarships, grants such as Missouri "Bright Flight" grants.
- The Chapter staff will forward scholarship funds directly to the recipient's student account in his/her school's financial aid office.
- If recipeint has been awarded other scholarship or grant funds, any excess money not needed for tuition or fees will be returned to the Chapter's Scholarship account.
- It is the right of the St. Louis NTMA Chapter to withdraw funds awarded if any portion of the application is deemed to have been submitted fraudulently, including withdrawl from courses.
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
- Completed application form.
- Letters of recommendation from an NTMA member company, a employer, an associate member company or from a high school or post-secondary school. Applicants are encouraged to submit multiple letters of recommendation from various sources (e.g., can include letters of recommendation from non-manufacturing employers or volunteer/service organizations, etc.).
- Applicants must commit to a minimum of six (6) credit hours in an academic year in manufacturing, industrial technology or engineering program.
- Applicants must possess an overall minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent.
- Past scholarship recipients and/or applicants may submit an application for a grant in succeeding years.
- Applicants must be from the St. Louis Chapter membership geographical range (southwestern, west-central or central Illinois or the western half of Missouri) or be attending a school within this area.
- Applicants must be 18 years of age at the start of class and be eligible to work in the United States of America.
YOUR APPLICATION MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING THINGS:
- Applicant Information (section 1 below).
- Official Transcript (section 2.1 below). Applicant must submit an official transcript from his/her school. This can be sent directly from the school (prefer electronic or .pdf that shows certification from the school). An onofficial printout of grades from the internet alone is not accepted. Submission instructions are provided below.
- Letters of Recommendation (section 2.2 below). We prefer .pdf or .jpg of letters on company, school or organizational letterhead and the letter should be signed by recommender. Multiple letters are accepted and encouraged. Submission instructions are provided below.
- Current Resume (section 2.3 below). Can include employment, internships, co-op participation, as well as volunteer/service/leadership experience.
If you choose to submit any documents supporting your application, everything must be emailed no later than 5pm on March 31, 2023. Or all printed materials can be mailed or delivered and must be postmarked no later than 5pm on March 31, 2023 to St. Louis Chapter NTMA, 101 W. Argonne, #137, St. Louis, MO 63122 (if you deliver this in person, this address is a UPS Store in downtown Kirkwood).
Questions: contact Sally Safranski (608) 399-5383 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Links to this application will be available on the Chapter website (www.stlouis-ntma.org).
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