2021 CNCMachines.com Manufacturing Scholarship

The CNCMachines.com scholarship is a yearly scholarship awarded to exceptional students working towards a degree or certification in manufacturing, engineering, or related fields. Applicable degrees include certifications, certificates, associates, bachelors or masters. The total award of this scholarship is $2,500. This Scholarship renews and accepts new applications every September and funds are awarded to the ideal student May of the next year.


Submission Query

In this time of uncertainty, growing the U.S. manufacturing industry is vital to the future success of America.
With this in mind, choose ONLY ONE of the following questions to answer:

  1. What are some of the strategies the manufacturing industry should implement in order to grow its need for workers?
  2. What evolving technologies can manufacturers adapt in their manufacturing process that can help them grow production without large financial impact?
  3. What are some ways manufacturing companies can attract overseas contracts in order to increase the amount of new work for manufacturers?

Submission Requirements:

  • Essays must be uploaded in Word (.doc / .docx) or PDF format.
  • Essays must be a minimum of 1,000 words and no more than 1,300 words.
  • Any outside sources used or referenced in your esssay must be properly cited.
  • Your work must be your own! Plagiarized essays will be automatically disqualified.

Who Is Eligible?

This award is available for students pursuing a certification, certificate, associates, or bachelors in manufacturing or a related area of study.

What Is The Award Amount?

Scholarship Award: $2,500 will be awarded to the winner on May 5th of every year. Scholarship renews and accepts new essays every September.

When Is The Submission Deadline?

Deadline: Submissions must be submitted by 5:00pm (EST) on Friday March 26, 2021.



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