Scholarships & Funding

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NESMA is pleased to help direct its members toward a wide variety of resources designed to help their employees and businesses:

NESMA 2022 Scholarships

Deadline is March 11, 2022

Promoting education for up and coming students and professionals within the industry is an important part of NESMA’s mission.
Throughout the year, NESMA holds events to raise money for its scholarship program. NESMA offers two $1,050 scholarships annually, awarded each May.

Scholarship #1 – Manufacturing Innovation Fund Apprenticeship Program

Awarded to a graduating senior attending high school in a New England state (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont).

For program highlights and eligibility requirements please download the complete PDF file here

APPLY HERE

Scholarship #2 – Manufacturing Incumbent Worker Training Program

Awarded to a graduating senior, currently enrolled student or student returning to school who is a child or grandchild of an employee or owner of a NESMA member company in good standing.

For program highlights and eligibility requirements please download the complete PDF file here

APPLY HERE

Stanley P. Bitel Memorial Fund

Deadline Date (EST Time Zone): 3/11/2022 11:59 PM

This $5000 scholarship was established in 2015 through gifts from family and friends to honor the life of Stanley P. Bitel, the founder of Rowley Spring and Stamping Corporation in Bristol which was founded in 1954. He personified entrepreneurial spirit, continual learning and self achievement all characteristics that should be displayed by the recipient.

APPLY HERE