Olympic Steel Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist children and dependents of employees who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.
This 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 race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the Sol Siegal Scholarship Program must:
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award renewable for $2,000. Up to ten (10) scholarships will be granted. Two (2) awards will be granted as follows: (1) award will be given to an applicant who satisfies the diversity requirement and (1) award will be given to applicant attending a 2 year or vocational-technical school.
Recipients will represent the ethnic, geographic and occupational diversity within Olympic Steel, as long as qualified applications are received.
Recipient’s parent or guardian must remain employed at the time of scholarship check distribution.
Renewal students will receive a $2,000 award. Scholarships are renewable for up to three additional years within a maximum five-year period or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, based on satisfactory academic performance (2.50 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale) and continued parental employment. Renewal awards will be honored for children or legal dependents of employees who become retired, permanently disabled or deceased subsequent to the initial award being made.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Olympic Steel, Inc. play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
All applicants will be notified in April.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Olympic Steel, Inc. Payments are made in early August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
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 March 8, 2023 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.