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thyssenkrupp Dependent Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

thyssenkrupp Materials has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college, vocational school (or equivalent), or CEGEP programs.

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.

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Applicants to the thyssenkrupp Dependent Scholarship Program must:

  • Be dependent* children, age 25 and under, of full-time thyssenkrupp Materials NA, thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services, thyssenkrupp Materials LLC, thyssenkrupp Trading NA employees located in the United States (U.S.) and Canada who have a minimum of 1 year employment with the company as of the application deadline date
    *Dependent children are children who qualify for benefits provided by the company.
  • Be high school seniors/students in their final year of upper or higher secondary school, graduates, current CEGEP, technical or college/university undergraduate students
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school** (or equivalent), or CEGEP for the entire upcoming academic year
    **Certification programs must be through an accredited institution and must run on a standard academic semester calendar. Certification programs must be a minimum of one semester/term in length and recipients must be enrolled at the time awards are disbursed in August.

Children of Graded (L1-L3) Executive Employees are ineligible.


Selected students attending a four-year college/university (or equivalent) will be awarded $5,000. Selected students attending a two-year college/university or vocational/trade school (or equivalent) or CEGEP will be awarded $2,500.

The authorized distribution for new awards is up to $100,000.

Provided there are qualified applicants at least 5 awards will be awarded to students attending a two-year school or vocational/technical school (or equivalent) or CEGEP.

Provided there are qualified applicants, recipients will be selected in proportion to the number of applicants per country.

Award amounts are listed in U.S. dollars (USD) and Canadian dollars (CAD), and award payments will be issued in the currency of the applicant (USD or CAD) depending on the location of their college or university.

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

Awards are for undergraduate study only.


All applicants will be notified in March.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of thyssenkrupp directly to the applicant’s school. Payments are made 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

Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of thyssenkrupp Materials 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.

*Academic evaluation will include a review of the grade/mark average based on the grading system used in the applicant’s country and a review of the results of academic examinations.

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.

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

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