Hans Schmoldt Scholarship in Cathodic Protection

On behalf of the Schmoldt Foundation for Education, the NACE Foundation will award one (1) scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, to a student who demonstrates an applied interest in the art and science of Cathodic Protection.

1. Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate science and/or engineering program related to the study of corrosion or corrosion control at an accredited college or university.
  • Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
    Candidate must have completed a minimum 8-week internship in the field of Cathodic Protection in the calendar year prior to receipt of the scholarship award. Alternately, the applicant may complete his/her internship within the second calendar year period following the award of the scholarship. (The NACE Foundation will attempt to assist the scholarship recipient, to a limited degree, with locating summer internship employment; however, it is ultimately the responsibility of the recipient to secure such employment.)

2. Candidate Evaluation
The following information should be included for review by the Selection Committee:

  • Completed Application
  • Academic transcript
  • Three (3) Recommendation Forms from educators or employers familiar with applicants background
  • Supplemental Essay Question(s)

3. Application Guidelines
In addition to the information above, please be sure to review the General Scholarship Guidelines. Applicants must meet all Scholarship Eligibility Requirements and answer all required essay questions.

The Schmoldt Foundation for Education
Supplemental Questions
  1. ESSAY: Include a statement of 100 words or less, documenting the internship / work experience (if applicable), specific achievements and skills learned in your cathodic protection summer internship.
  2. Have you completed, or do you plan to complete an 8-week internship in the field of Cathodic Protection?