National Association for Surface Refinishing
NASF Scholarships are open to college juniors, seniors, and graduate students majoring in subjects related to surface science. These include chemistry, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, metallurgical engineering, materials science engineering, metallurgy, materials science and others.
Selection is based on, but not limited to: career interest in surface finishing, scholarship, achievement, motivation and potential. Awards are not necessarily based on financial need.
- Selection factors include achievement, scholarship potential, motivation and interest in the finishing technologies
- Must be a full-time student during the academic year the scholarship is received
- Financial need is not a factor
- For an undergraduate applicant, GPA should be 3.0 or above; for a graduate applicant, GPA should be 3.3 or above.
- US Citizen
- Permanent Resident
- International or Other Visa Status
- A statement describing the applicant's career objective and an intended plan of study and/or research in plating and surface finishing science and engineering (Limit: 2 typed pages)
- A resume detailing the applicant's academic achievements (Limit: 2 typed pages)
- Two recommendation letters from professors and, if working in a company, employers. Note that one letter must be from an academic advisor.
- An official copy of the most recent undergraduate or graduate transcript (to be sealed by the academic institution where the applicant attends).
Please note: all documents must be in English or have an English translation attached
How will an application be judged?
Applicants are judged on the four major factors:
1. Academic recod
2. Personal statement
3. Working experience
4. Extracurricular activities
Where should an application package be submitted?
Application packages (including a completed application form and all requested materials) should be mailed to:
The AESF Foundation
1800 M Street, Suite 400 S
Washington, D.C. 20036
The AESF Foundation
1800 M. Street, Suite 400 S
Washington, DC 20036
Courtney Mariette, 202-457-8401 or firstname.lastname@example.org