A total of 26 students from the U.S. China, Mexico, the Netherlands, and Turkey have earned 2016 merit scholarships awarded by A. O. Smith Corporation.
The recipients, sons or daughters of A. O. Smith Corp. employees, were selected based on their academic record, participation in school and community activities, work experience, and honors.
The 2016 recipients are:
The A. O. Smith Merit Scholarship program is open to the children of employees in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, China, and India. To be considered, the student must be a graduating high school senior or currently enrolled in an undergraduate college or vocational school degree program. Scholarships help cover a portion of the tuition costs at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational technical school of the student's choice.
The company awards scholarships annually, which may be renewed for up to three additional years or until the recipient earns a bachelor's degree. The A. O. Smith Scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services, a program of ScholarshipAmerica of St. Peter, Minn.