The 3rd annual Metal Supermarkets Trade School Scholarship is now accepting applications. We're offering $10,000 to students attending a Trade School in 2024. APPLY NOW

Apply for the 2024 Trade School Scholarship

Full Scholarship Details

Scholarship Amount:

$2,500 paid directly to the institution on behalf of the winning student.

Number of Scholarships Awarded:

4 (3 in the US; 1 in Canada)


  • Students accepted to and attending a post-secondary trade school program with a semester beginning in 2024.
  • Open to citizens, permanent residents and resident aliens legally residing in the USA or Canada with a High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Scholarship funds are payable to the winner’s certified trade school in the United States or Canada.
  • Winner must enroll or already be enrolled in the upcoming semester.
  • Employees of Metal Supermarkets Franchising Family of Companies, its franchisees, franchisee staff or their family members may not enter.

Deadline to Apply:

June 28, 2024


Scholarships will be selected by a committee of Metal Supermarkets corporate staff and current franchisees from across both US and Canada. Scholarships will be awarded based on the applicant’s academic achievement and involvement in related extracurricular activities, especially those related to their chosen trade. Financial need will also be considered in selection. Winners will be notified no later than July 31, 2024.


Now accepting applications, apply now.

Documents Required:

Applicants should be prepared to submit:

  • Current transcript(s)
  • Up to three letters of recommendation (e.g. former or current employer from industry, school or college instructor, Personal reference)
  • Resume including industry/work and community experience.
  • Certificate showing enrollment or program acceptance at a certified trade school.
  • Optional: Pictures, if applicable and available, of any related work you have completed that exhibits your skill in your chosen trade.
  • A photo (used for media/marketing purposes only) to be submitted after the award.

Entry Details:

  • Scholarship entries are ONLY accepted online through the online application form below
  • Entrants must submit a fully completed entry form. Before scholarship funds will be paid, information submitted on the entrant’s entry form may be verified. If ANY false or misleading information is submitted on the entry form, the student will be disqualified without notification to the entrant.
  • Each entrant is allowed only one (1) entry per year. Any attempt to enter again under a different name, address, etc., will automatically disqualify the entrant without notification to the entrant.
  • Entrants selected as winners are required to submit the name and contact information of their chosen college/university/certified trade school* for verification of registration and payment of the scholarship to the school. All forms and processes must be completed within sixty (60) days of contest end date or the scholarship is forfeited.

Winner Notification:

  • Due to the number of entries received, Metal Supermarkets can only notify winners.
  • Metal Supermarkets will contact each winner by email and phone by July 31, 2024 using the contact information given by the entrant during the application process. Winners have ten (10) calendar days from date the email is sent/phone message is left to respond and verify they meet the eligibility requirements as defined on the scholarship web site.
  • Metal Supermarkets will send winners the appropriate college/university/trade school forms to complete for a check to be issued to your chosen school and deposited into your student account. No funds will be issued directly to individuals. All forms and processes must be completed within sixty (60) days of the contest end date or your scholarship is forfeited.
  • Winners’ names and photo(s) will be posted on this page by July 31, 2024. Winners agree that Metal Supermarkets is permitted to use their name and photo in promotional activities related to the contest and generally.
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