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Matheson Tri-Gas Scholarship Program
Live application window: February 9, 2023 through April 12, 2023 3:00 pm CT

Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist employees’ children who plan to pursue post-secondary education in college or vocational school programs. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited postsecondary institution of the student’s choice.

The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Matheson Tri-Gas Scholarship Program must be:

  • Dependent* children of a full-time Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc., Continental Carbonic or Western International employee who has a minimum of two (2) years employment with the company as of the application deadline date.
    *Dependent children refers to natural or legally adopted children or stepchildren of employees who qualify for benefits provided by the Company.
  • High school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate STEM-related course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school.

Dependents of company executives (vice president and above) and dependents of employees covered by collective bargaining agreements are not eligible to participate.

Awards

The authorized distribution for new awards is $32,000. Up to Fourteen (14) awards of $2,000 each and one (1) $4,000 award.

Awards are renewable up to three years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is based on satisfactory academic performance. All candidates for scholarship renewals must continue to meet the eligibility requirements established for initial applicants.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in late May.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc. scholarship payments on behalf of Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc. Payments are made in one installment in early August.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • A statement of educational and career goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation

Financial need is not considered. Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc. play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.


As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

    NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than April 17, 2023 3:00 pm Central Time.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc. has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!