- Timken is funding the bright futures of 20 individuals with major ambitions across varied fields;
- The company presented college scholarships valued at $540,000 over a four-year period to the daughters and sons of Timken workers;
- Since the scholarship program’s inception in 1958, The Timken Company Charitable and Educational Fund has awarded nearly $25 million in scholarships.
Andreea Dumitru, daughter of operations coordinator Daniel Dumitru and Mariana Dumitru, from Alexandru Ioan Cuza National College in Ploiesti, Romania, plans to pursue a degree in pharmacy from the Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania. She is one of the six students which received $10,000 annual awards worth up to $40,000 over four years.
Anisia Damian, daughter of supply planning analyst Gabriela Damian and Alexandru Damian is majoring in illustration at Mihai Viteazul National College in Ploiesti, Romania, and plans to enroll in the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam to continue that education.
Iulia Stanciu, daughter of product design manager Daniel Stanciu and Sonia Stanciu, from Ion Luca Caragiale National College in Ploiesti, Romania. She plans to major in electronics, telecommunication and information technology at Bucharest Polytechnic University.
Anisia and Iulia are among 12 winners which earned $10,000 one-time scholarships.
Timken runs a production facility in Romania since 1997, when the company bought the former „Rulmenți Grei” Ploiești factory.