In 1998 CPMT received a $1,000,000 donation from Arlan J. Clayton to establish an endowment fund for research & development and education programs to help promote the growth and success of the conventional powder metallurgy industry. Other organizations such as Ametek, Inc., North American Hoganas, University of Idaho, and Western Sintering have provided scholarships through CPMT. Since 2000, CPMT has awarded over 145 students more than $500,000 in scholarships.
Funded since 2000, CPMT awards five Clayton Family Scholarships annually to five universities.
These universities include:
If you would like to learn more about the life of Arlan J. Clayton, whose distinguished career led to this scholarship, watch the video Arlan Clayton Receives Lifetime Achievement Award.
CPMT began funding the Howard I Sanderow Scholarship in 2010 in honor of its first executive director. Penn State University, DuBois, is the current recipient of this annual scholarship.
To learn more about Howard I. Sanderow, a tribute video on Howard I. Sanderow's life was produced in 2010 by the Metal Powder Industries Federation.
Established in 2014 by North American Höganäs, two scholarships are awarded annually to two universities. Currently, Drexel University and Lehigh University receive these two scholarships.