ASCO Numatics has a history of providing engneering scholarships to students interested in manufacturing and industrial-automation related disciplines. This is another plank in the platform we are all constructing to get from STEM education to a motivated, educated and flexible work force for the 21st Century. Go ASCO!
ASCO Numatics Announces 2012 Industrial Automation Engineering Scholarships
Streamlined application process simplifies participation
FLORHAM PARK, NEW JERSEY, USA, April 3, 2012 - ASCO Numatics, the world's leading manufacturer of comprehensive fluid automation, flow control, and pneumatics solutions, today announced the 2012/2013 ASCO Numatics Industrial Automation Engineering Scholarship program. The program awards two $5,000 scholarships to U.S. engineering students pursuing careers in industrial automation-related disciplines. ASCO Numatics will also make $1,000 grants to the engineering departments of the colleges in which the winners are enrolled. The application deadline is May 25, 2012.
"The industrial automation industry is constantly evolving and it is imperative that we evolve with it. Today's engineering students will lead companies into the next-generation of industrial automation and we are proud to support their efforts," said Robert W. Kemple, Jr., executive vice president, sales and marketing - Americas, ASCO Numatics. "As we enter the fourth year of offering this scholarship, it is gratifying to see our past scholarship winners beginning to graduate and advance in their respective careers."
The scholarships are merit-based and will be awarded on the candidate's potential for leadership and for making a significant contribution to the industrial automation engineering profession, particularly as it relates to the application of fluid control and fluid power technologies. A panel of ASCO Numatics executives and independent judges will select the finalists.
Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program in an instrumentation, systems, electrical, mechanical, or automation engineering discipline at an accredited U.S. educational institution for the 2012/2013 academic year. Candidates must also maintain at least a 3.2 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale, and be a U.S. citizen or legal U.S. resident. Several changes to this year's application process will make it easier for engineering students to participate. Complete application details and forms are available at: http://www.asconumatics.com/scholarship.
The application deadline for the scholarship is May 25, 2012. ASCO Numatics will present the scholarship awards as part of the Amazing Packaging Race at PACK EXPO International 2012, October 28 - 31, 2012, at McCormick Place in Chicago.