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$15,000 Metallurgy Scholarship 2016 – 2017 Winner Announced

This is to announce that Joshua Young of Clinton Township, Michigan is the winner of the tenth annual Ellwood Group, Inc. Metallurgy Scholarship. He is a junior at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. Joshua is majoring in Materials Science and Engineering and carries a 3.82 GPA.

Joshua was selected as the recipient because he is an exceptional student, with a genuine interest in heavy metals manufacturing. He has relevant intern experience in a melt shop and will further his intern experience at an Ellwood business unit this summer.

The scholarship will be presented to Joshua by Marie Russo, EGI Director HR, at MSU in March 2017.

EGI will also award $5,000 scholarships each to Curtis Baker and Wesley Roth, who were finalists for the scholarship. Curtis is attending Montana Tech and majoring in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. Wesley is attending the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign and majoring in Materials Science and Engineering.

All three students were provided with tours of Ellwood’s manufacturing facilities in New Castle, PA and had the opportunity to speak with several of the Company’s metallurgists, engineers and other representatives.

10th Annual Metallurgy Scholarship Announcement

Ellwood Group, Inc. (EGI) is pleased to announce our 10th Annual Metallurgy Scholarship, which is awarded to talented and dedicated metallurgical students to encourage their pursuit of a career within the steel and heavy metal industry.

The scholarship is open to undergraduate college students in their junior year currently majoring in the field of metallurgy/material science at selected and accredited four-year colleges and universities. In the interest of reaching a broader pool of students, the scholarship opportunities require a minimum GPA of 2.75.

A $15,000 scholarship will be given to the winner and up to three additional $5,000 scholarships will be available to well-qualified students. The scholarship includes a paid internship at an EGI business unit in the USA during the summer of 2017.

Our goal is to encourage more students to choose metallurgy as their field of study and to recruit more interns and graduates into the industry, specifically to EGI.

Along with the completed application, the applicant packet must be received by EGI on or before October 10, 2016.

Marie Russo
EGI Director HR

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2015-2016 EGI Metallurgy $15,000 Scholarship Winner Announced

This is to announce that Rachel Lukas is the winner of the ninth annual Ellwood Group, Inc. Metallurgy Scholarship. She is a junior at the University of Pittsburgh and is majoring in Material Science and Engineering; Rachel carries a 3.36 GPA.

The scholarship award ceremony will take place at the University of Pittsburgh during the 1st Quarter of 2016. Along with Brendan Connolly, EQS Operations Engineer, the scholarship award will be presented to Rachel by Marie Russo, EGI Director of Human Resources. Rachel will complete an internship at an Ellwood business unit during the summer of 2016.

Rachel possesses previous internship experience working as a Process Engineer. She provided metallurgical and metallographic support for a new alloy’s process development, as well as performed other research and development projects. Rachel is self-driven and possesses a raw enthusiasm for metallurgy.

EGI will also award $5,000 scholarships to Jacob Wolfman and to Alex Roach, who were finalists for the scholarship. Jacob is a junior at the University of Pittsburgh and is majoring in Material Science and Engineering. Jacob interned with North American Forgemasters (NAF) during the summer of 2015 and will be returning in January 2016 to intern at NAF. Alex is a junior at the University of Alabama and is majoring in Metallurgical and Material Engineering. He also was offered an internship within Ellwood during the summer 2016.

All three students were provided with tours of Ellwood’s manufacturing facilities in New Castle, PA and had the opportunity to meet and speak with several of the Company’s metallurgists, engineers and other representatives.

Marie Russo
EGI Director HR

9th Annual Metallurgy Scholarship Announcement

Ellwood Group, Inc. (EGI) is pleased to announce our 9th Annual Metallurgy Scholarship, which is awarded to talented and dedicated metallurgical students to encourage their pursuit of a career within the steel and heavy metal industry.

The scholarship is open to undergraduate college students in their junior year currently majoring in the field of metallurgy/material science at selected and accredited four-year colleges and universities. In the interest of reaching a broader, more rounded pool of students, the scholarship opportunities and criteria remain expanded, to include a minimum GPA requirement 2.75.

A $15,000 scholarship will be given to the winner and up to three additional $5,000 scholarships will be available to well-qualified students. The scholarship includes a paid internship at an EGI business unit in the USA during the summer of 2016.

Our goal is to encourage more students to choose metallurgy as their field of study and to recruit more interns and graduates into the industry, specifically to EGI.

Along with the completed application, the applicant packet must be received by EGI on or before October 5, 2015.

Download the Form

Marie Russo

EGI HR Director