Cliffs has always placed a strong emphasis on education. The Scholarship Fund provides direct college support $2,000 non-renewable scholarships to children of employees. The number of scholarship awards will depend upon business conditions.
Children of employees of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. and Associated Companies who are graduating high school seniors with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and plan to enroll in college (four-year colleges granting degrees, two-year junior and community colleges offering degrees transferable to four-year institutions in the U.S. Australia, Newfoundland, Ontario & Labrador, or enrolling in a technical program in CEGEP or a University program in Quebec) by the next fall term are eligible, provided their parent (or legal guardian) is a full time employee of the Company. Also eligible are children of laid-off (subject to recall), disabled and deceased employees.
How to Apply
in the U.S., Australia, Newfoundland, Ontario & Labrador, and high school (for technical program) or CEGEP 2 (for university program) in Quebec, and must be received directly from the school in order to complete the student’s application. If the student is not listed as a dependent on the parent’s insurance who is employed by Cliffs, than supporting documentation must be submitted as proof of relationship, e.g. birth certificate, adoption or legal guardianship papers, etc. All materials must be received by March 29, 2013 in order to be eligible for the selection process. Scholarships will be awarded on a lottery basis and applicants will be notified in writing.
The Scholarship Fund application should be completed by the student applicant and returned to the attention of the Scholarship Fund Coordinator at the local mine site. The student’s official transcript must include grades nine through first semester senior year
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