Education Initiatives

 

Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation

 

University Programs

FIERF programs strengthen our industry by investing in future forging designers and engineers and their professors.

Applications for the Charles W. Finkl and Forging Industry Women’s Scholarships are now available.  Applicants with a connection to the forging industry are given first consideration.  Deadline for all materials to be received is April 15th, 2018.  Recipients will be announced in June. 

  • Charles W. Finkl Scholarships are awarded to college sophomores and juniors majoring in metallurgical, materials, materials, chemical, computer, electrical or industrial engineering at an accredited four-year college or university.  Awards are $2000 in the junior year and an additional $2000 in the senior year if the student remains eligible.  Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above and be a citizen of the United States, Canada or Mexico. Clicking on this link will take applicants to the Scholarship America website where you will register and look for the Charles W. Finkl Scholarship information and application.
  • The Forging Industry Women's Scholarship - of up to $5000 are awarded to full-time graduate and undergraduate students attending a two- or four- year college or university in the fields of engineering, business or a comparable area of study.  Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above and be a citizen of the United States, Canada or Mexico. Clicking on this link will take applicants to the Scholarship America website where you will register and look for the Forging Industry Women’s Scholarship information and application.

       Contact the Foundation Office (216-862-6967 or foundation@forging.org) if you’d like to know more about the scholarships or if         you would like to make a financial contribution to encourage students to pursue careers in the forging industry.