AIST Steel Intern Scholarships

About this Award: 

The Steel Intern Scholarship provides recipients with a paid summer internship at a steel producing or steel-related company, followed by a US$6,000 scholarship award for the next academic year beginning in the fall. The AIST Foundation awards up to thirty (30) Steel Intern Scholarships per year, including the Premier Scholar that is awarded to the highest scoring applicant. The Steel Intern Premier Scholarship is an award of US$12,000.



Paid Summer internship followed by a $6,000 USD one-year scholarship. Top applicant will receive $12,000 instead of $6,000.


Number of Awards Available: 




October 31, 2022


Region of Study: 

North America


Level of Study: 

Undergraduate; Graduate


Eligibility : 

Students in the following engineering/engineering technology majors may apply:

Metallurgy, materials science, electrical, mechanical, chemical, industrial, environmental, computer science and safety.


• Applications will be accepted from university freshmen, sophomore and junior applicants, and seniors planning to attend graduate school.

• Applicant must be enrolled full-time in a four-year undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited North American university.

• Applicant should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

• Application, essay and recommendation letters should express a strong interest in the iron and steel industry.

​• Applicant must be a citizen of a NAFTA country (USA, Canada, Mexico) 


Contact email: 

Lori Wharrey -


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