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Sims Metal Management Education Assistance Program
Application status: Closed

Sims Metal Management has established an education assistance program to assist children 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 scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Sims Metal Management Education Assistance Program must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be children (natural, adopted or stepchildren), age 24 and under, of full-time Sims Metal Management employees who have a minimum of one year employment with the company as of the application deadline date.
  • Be high school seniors or graduates who will enroll or students who are already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school.
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, or its equivalent.

All eligible applicants will receive an award.

Awards

An award of $1,500 will be granted to each applicant who meets the eligibility criteria, however, awards will not exceed the student’s annual cost of tuition, required fees, and books.

Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

The total amount awarded over multiple years to a recipient shall not exceed $6,000 except for bona fide five-year programs such as engineering, where a maximum of $7,500 may be awarded per student for the full five-year program.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship America reviews applications for eligibility criteria. In no instance does any officer or employee of Sims Metal Management review applications. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in July.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Sims Metal Management.

Payment is made in August and are made payable jointly to the student and the employee. Awards may be taxable income to the child of the Sims Metal Management employee.

 

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.

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

Sims Metal Management has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!