Scholarship Deadline Approaching!

Do you know a young person pursuing a manufacturing career?  The NTMA is once again soliciting application for the Brock Babb Memorial Scholarship.  Sons and daughters of metalworkers from NTMA member companies are eligible for this annual award.

Brock Babb Memorial Scholarship is an annual tuition scholarship created by the National Tooling and Machining Association in support of students advancing their education, and pursuing careers in manufacturing.  Successful scholarship applicants will receive a minimum award of $1,000. It’s the committee’s intent to award two scholarships each year.

Eligibility Requirements:

1. 18 years of age at the time of class start

2. Be a member of a high school class, and plan to attend an accredited educational facility as a full time student; or be a high school graduate enrolled to continue his / her education in a manufacturing industry related discipline.  For purposes of this scholarship, a full time student is defined as a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours per semester.

3. Be the son or daughter of an employee of an NTMA Member Company in Good Standing (Owner’s family not eligible to apply.)

4. Reside within the United States, and attend an accredited college, or University in the United States.

5. Hold a minimum High School GPA of 2.5

6. Submit a scholarship application and supporting documentation by April 1st of applicable year.

7. Must be nominated by an NTMA Member Company that is in good standing.

8. Provide a written essay stating career goals and why they should receive the scholarship.

9. Provide a resume describing interests, classes, and any work related activities voluntary or paid.

10. Provide two letters of recommendation from business professionals who are aware of their desire to pursue a career in manufacturing.

If you know someone who is eligible for this scholarship, encourage them to submit the application no later than APRIL 1, 2013 to:

Mr. Ken McCreight, Vice President

NTMA Education Team Staff Liaison

National Tooling and Machining Association

6363 Oak Tree Boulevard

Independence, Ohio 44131

kmccreight@ntma.org

We’ve attached the application here to make it easier to apply.  babb scholarship application

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