TRI provides academic scholarships to qualified students enrolled in degree programs who have expressed interest in refractory manufacturing through their coursework or related activities. Scholarships are awarded to a limited number of students each year based on academic merit and the recipients’ demonstrated experience and interest in the field of refractories.
Scholarships consist of one-time grants of $5,000 per student. Previous scholarship recipients are ineligible.
Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student in pursuit of an undergraduate or advanced degree in ceramic engineering, materials science, or a similar discipline at a North American college, university, or technical institute. To be considered, individuals must submit a letter of application with the following information included in or appended to that letter:
Applications for the 2016-2017 school year no longer are being accepted.
For the 2017-2018 school year, completed applications must be received by TRI no later than Monday, April 30, 2017. TRI’s Scholarship Committee and board of directors will review applications and may require telephone or in-person interviews with applicants to further the review process. Successful applicants will be notified and scholarships awarded in June 2017.
Completed applications can be submitted by email, mail, or courier service via the following addresses:
The Refractories Institute
Attention: Scholarship Committee
1300 Sumner Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115
For more information about TRI’s scholarship program, write to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 216-241-7333.