In 1998 CPMT received a $1,000,000 donation from Arlan J. Clayton to establish an endowment fund for research & development and education programs to help promote the growth and success of the conventional powder metallurgy industry. Since 2000, CPMT has awarded over 75 students more than $300,000 in scholarships.
Clayton Family Scholarship for Studies in Powder Metallurgy
Funded since 2000, CPMT awards five Clayton Family Scholarships annually to five universities.
These universities include:
- Drexel University (since 2000)
- Iowa State University (since 2006)
- Dalhousie University (since 2007)
- Lehigh University (since 2009)
- University of Utah (since 2012)
- University of Idaho (since 2000)
- Illinois Institute of Technology 2000–2010
- Worcester Polytechnic Institute 2000–2006
- Penn State University, University Park 2000–2006
- University of Missouri—Rolla 2000–2003
If you would like to learn more about the life of Arlan J. Clayton, whose distinguished career led to this scholarship, watch the video Arlan Clayton Receives Lifetime Achievement Award.
Howard I. Sanderow Scholarship Fund
CPMT began funding the Howard I Sanderow Scholarship in 2010 in honor of its first executive director. Penn State University, DuBois, is the current recipient of this annual scholarship.
To learn more about Howard I. Sanderow, a tribute video on Howard I. Sanderow's life was produced in 2010 by the Metal Powder Industries Federation.
North American Höganäs Scholarships
Established in 2014 by North American Höganäs, two scholarships are awarded annually to two universities. Currently, Drexel University and Lehigh University receive these two scholarships.