Howmet Corporation Scholarship | Thomas Nelson Community College

Howmet Corporation Scholarship

Howmet Corporation is a premier manufacturer of components for the jet aircraft, gas turbine, and other advanced-technology industries. They are also a major supplier of raw materials and equipment to the investment casting industry, and excel in finished goods processes that include contract management, hot isostatic pressing, machining, and thermal coating.


Scholarship Details
Semester(s) Awarded: 
Awarded in fall and divided equally between the fall and spring semesters. A GPA of 2.0 must be maintained in order to receive the award for the spring semester. Scholarship may be continued a second year if GPA of 2.5 is maintained.
Min GPA: 
Number of awards: 
  • Virginia resident;
  • Graduate of one of the public high schools in the Thomas Nelson service area, which includes the cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and Williamsburg, and the counties of James City and York;
  • Minimum high school GPA of 2.0;
  • Enrolled and maintain full-time student status; and
  • Registered in a technology field related to work done at Howmet Corporation.

In addition to the standard Application Packet include:

  • Letter of recommendation written by a teacher; and
  • Statement of nomination, usually written by the student's guidance counselor, not to exceed two single-spaced typewritten pages which include:
    • A description of the ways in which academic excellence has been demonstrated, and
    • A description of extracurricular activities and/or civic work.

Thomas Nelson Educational Foundation, Inc. scholarships can be used for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and other related educational expenses.