FAQs

1. What is the Accumold Scholars program all about?

A partnership between Accumold and DMACC was formed to create opportunity for Accumold to help train the company’s future workforce and at the same time help raise the general awareness of the DMACC  programs. Each year up to 5 scholarships will be awarded.

2. Who can apply?

Everyone is welcome to apply.

3. How do I apply?

In order to apply for the Scholarship program, you must first be accepted by DMACC. Next, you need to complete the Accumold Scholar application by clicking here. The scholarship application will require attaching your high school (or proof of HiSET completion) and/or college transcripts, 1-2 recommendation letters, and ACT and/or Accuplacer/ALEKS assessment scores.

4. Do I have to work at Accumold to receive the scholarship?

The intention is for all scholarship winners to have some part-time employment with Accumold during the schooling process with the idea that upon successful completion of the program moving to full-time. The scholarship does not guarantee a full-time job after graduation, this will be at the discretion of Accumold.

5. What does the scholarship cover?

The Accumold Scholarship includes an award that covers the 78 credit hours of technical classes necessary to complete the Tool & Diemaking program and up to 64 credit hours of technical classes to complete the Robotics & Control Systems Engineering Technology program. Some Accumold Scholars may have completed a few of their first-year credits through their high school program. They then have the option to use the high school credit or take the class again.

6. What happens if I’m not accepted to DMACC?

Acceptance in the Accumold Scholarship program requires successful acceptance to DMACC.

7. What happen if I change majors, fail or drop out?

If during the course of the scholarship you are no longer involved in the program courses for one reason or another you will be expected to reimburse Accumold for the portion used.

8. Where’s the best place to get more information?

Everyone is encouraged to attend one of the scheduled Informational Meetings.

9. Who do I contact if I have further questions?

See the contacts page for a list of contact options.

 

Download the Program FAQ sheet.