Since 1990, FMA’s foundation, Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs, has awarded scholarships to students majoring in programs that lead to careers in manufacturing. Scholarships are awarded twice a year, in the Spring and in the Fall.
To apply for The John Grossheim Memorial Scholarship (OPC Endowment)you must:
-Have a 3.0 GPA (or an 85% competency score) and be currently enrolled in or entering a university engineering program, or related field
-Submit an official high school or college transcript
-Submit an on-line application
-First preference will be given to employees or child/spouse of an employee of an OPC member company
-Secondary preference will be given to students seeking degrees in fields of study related to the steel or metals processing industry
-Students must have a 3.0 GPA for university studies or a 2.5 GPA for a two-year technical school studies at the time of application.
Winners will receive a student version of SolidWorks CAD Software.
If you are selected to receive a scholarship, after receiving award notification, you must become a student member* of FMA, TPA, or OPC, if no active affiliation exists in any one of the following categories:
-You are already a student member or individual member
-You are the child of an individual member
-You are an employee of a Company Member
-You are the child of an employee of Company Member
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.