Now Accepting Applications for the 2021 NFFS Scholarship

NFFS is now accepting applications for the 2021 Non-Ferrous Founders’ Society Scholarship. The NFFS Scholarship is open to North American citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled in a college or university, who are pursuing an education or career in metalcasting. The amount of the scholarship award is $2,500.

Students can apply for the NFFS Scholarship through the Foundry Educational Foundation (FEF) website, In order to apply, students must create a profile that includes their educational and work history, as well as submit an essay of no more than 500 words which summarizes their career objectives and their interest in non-ferrous materials. Applications will be accepted through September 30, 2021, and the final award will be presented at FEF’s 2021 College Industry Conference in November. 

The Non-Ferrous Founders’ Society Scholarship Program was created to help develop the next generation of foundry leaders and innovators for our industry. By providing meaningful scholarship support to students considering careers in the foundry industry, NFFS is exposing our nation’s best and brightest to the tremendous opportunities available in non-ferrous foundries.

Members are encouraged to share the informational flier with their employees, families, and business partners who are be eligible. 

For more information, go to, or call NFFS at (847) 299-0950.  To make a contribution to the NFFS Scholarship program, go to