Attracting the brightest students to the steel industry and developing future leaders remains a critical need; and they are strategic initiatives of the Steel Founders’ Society. The Foundation aims to attract the next generation workforce by providing scholarships.
Established in honor of the late Dr. Kent Peaslee,
Chair of Steelmaking Technology and Curators’ Teaching Professor of metallurgical engineering at Missouri
University of Science and Technology.
Awarded to a student intern that has worked at an SFSA
member foundry in the area of melting or refining
Established in memory of Robert M. Schumo,
former president of SFSA and Pennsylvania Electric Steel, in recognition of his generous gift that started
Steel Founders’ Society Foundation.
Awarded to a student intern that has worked at an SFSA member foundry on a particular project
The scholarships are competitive. Each applicant is required to submit a paper and PowerPoint with results of a particular project they have completed during their employment at an SFSA member foundry. The presentation must illustrate a specific task or investigation and be shared at the annual T&O Conference.
Tel./Fax: (815) 770-2925
SFSA Congratulates the 2021 Scholarship Recipients:
John Paul McCarten, Andritz, Schumo Scholarship
Matthew Day, Howell Foundry, Schumo Scholarship
Kiersten James, Stainless Foundry, Schumo Scholarship
Margot Henke, Stainless Foundry, Schumo Scholarship
Max Selbach, Stainless Foundry, Schumo Scholarship