National Machinery is a global leader in advanced cold forming machinery, process technology, and customer support products & services. Through our continuing research and development, advanced manufacturing capability and worldwide network of sales and service locations, National Machinery has firmly established its position as the “World Leader in Metal Forming Technology”.

National Machinery continues to be the industry leader that now spans 146 years. To be successful over that significant period of time, we rely heavily on the creative skills of our engineering staff who serve as the backbone of our company. Given the importance of developing new engineering talent, National Machinery is committed to offering a special scholarship program to attract, educate, and train engineers who will continue our success in the years to come.


Engineering Scholarship subhead

  • Awarded to a maximum of two high school seniors per year
  • $10,000 scholarship per year for up to 5 years
  • Employment during co-op periods and summer breaks
  • Post-graduation employment of a minimum of five years
Engineering Scholarship eligibility
  • Limited to high school seniors attending Seneca County area schools (list of eligible schools below) or children of National Machinery LLC employees.
  • Student must be enrolled or plan to enroll with an accredited college or university in pursuit of a Bachelor Of Science Mechanical Engineering (BSME) or Electrical Engineering degree (BSEE). Other Engineering fields of study are not eligible.
  • Student must submit an application form, high school transcript, and letter of recommendation from a school official.
Engineering Scholarship Eligible schools
  • Bellevue
  • Bridges Community Academy
  • Buckeye Central
  • Carey
  • Clyde-Green Springs
  • Fostoria City
  • Fremont Ross
  • Fremont St. Joseph
  • Hopewell Loudon
  • Lakota
  • Mohawk
  • New Riegel
  • North Central Ohio Education
       Service Center (Tiffin Campus)
  • Old Fort
  • Seneca East
  • Tiffin Calvert
  • Tiffin Columbian
  • Vanguard-Sentinel Career and
      Technology Center 
  • Upper Sandusky
Engineering Scholarship Key dates
  • Application deadline: Sunday, March 7th, 2021  
  • Test Date for qualifying candidates: March 13th at 9:00am
  • Selection of semi-finalists: March 19th
  • Semi-finalist interviews: Week of March 22nd
  • Winner(s) selected: March 29th

Engineering Scholarship Rules

  • Before any funding is provided, the student must submit proof of class registration as a full-time student.
  • Student must submit a transcript at the conclusion of each quarter or semester. Student must maintain a 3.0 minimum GPA or risk termination of scholarship funding. If the student’s GPA falls below the 3.0 threshold, the student is obligated to initiate a review with National Machinery management to determine the path forward.
  • If the student drops out of school, changes field of study, or falls below the minimum GPA level, the scholarship can be terminated and may require repayment of funding paid to date.
  • The student is expected to work at National Machinery for summer breaks and any co-op periods paid on an hourly basis. The work experience will include various assignments in the factory and in Engineering.
  • Post-graduation employment at National Machinery for a minimum of five years at competitive salary rates. The graduate must pass National Machinery’s standard protocol for employment that includes a
    background check and drug screening. If the student fails this screening process, the scholarship funding is to be repaid in full.
  • Winners of the National Machinery Foundation Scholarship are not eligible for the National Machinery Mechanical Engineering Scholarship.

For questions about the scholarship please contact us by:
Phone- 419-443-2288