FMA Foundation - College Scholarships

Since 1990, the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Foundation has awarded scholarships annually to students in courses of study that may lead to careers in manufacturing. The scholarships are a member benefit of FMA and its technology affiliate, the Tube & Pipe Association, International (TPA)and the Outside Processors Council (OPC). Because manufacturing engineers, management, and skilled tradespeople are such an important part of the work force, the FMA Foundation's board of directors seeks to encourage talented students to pursue careers in manufacturing fields.


To apply, you must be:
- A full-time student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, enrolled in an engineering or manufacturing-related course of study that may lead to a career in manufacturing; and
- a member* of FMA, TPA or OPC; or
- the child of a member; or
- the employee of a member company; or
- the child of a member company's employee

College scholarships for non-members are $2,500 per school year and college scholarships for members are $5,000 per school year. Trade school scholarships up to $2,000 per school year require membership.

*Membership must have begun by January 1st of the award year. (To verify your membership status, please call FMA and TPA customer service at 815-399-8775).

To apply, you must submit an online application form and requested transcripts by the application deadline. Download full eligibility guidelines and applications at the FMA Foundation website. Your application will be considered and you will be contacted by the end of spring - in plenty of time to arrange your fall semester.

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