The Doe Run Company offers scholarships for students at Mineral Area College
The Doe Run Company (Doe Run) is offering two scholarships to Mineral Area College (MAC) for the Fall 2021-Spring 2022 academic year. The scholarships cover $500 per semester, totaling $1,000 for each of two students annually at MAC. Local high school students should apply for the Doe Run scholarships by May 15.
“These scholarship opportunities help students pursue degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM),” said Brian Mangogna, general manager, Southeast Missouri Mining and Milling Division (SEMO) at Doe Run. “Because these fields are in such high demand, including here at Doe Run, we want to put local students on the path to career success.”
Scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors from the following districts: Potosi R-III District; Iron County C-IV District; Bunker R-III District; Arcadia Valley R-II District; Valley R-VI District; Southern Reynolds Co. R-II District; Lesterville R-IV District; Mineral Area College Districts – North County R-I, Central R-III, Farmington R-VII, Bismarck R-V, West County R-IV, and Fredericktown R-I.
Interested students can obtain a scholarship application from the financial aid office at MAC. Eligible students must meet the following scholarship criteria:
· Be planning to enroll in at least six credit hours per semester at Mineral Area College
· Rank in the upper half of his or her senior class
· Possess a genuine interest in preparing for a specific occupation
· Express a desire to be employed locally
Scholarships are one of a number of ways Doe Run supports STEM education in the region. In addition to sponsoring scholarships for students attending MAC, Missouri University of Science and Technology, and Southwest Baptist University Salem Campus, the company has funded technology and other projects that support elementary, middle and high school STEM curriculum for local school districts.