Power for Life is the foundation of Piedmont Lithium designed to support key charitable and educational initiatives in the communities in which Piedmont plans to operate in Tennessee and North Carolina, including scholarships for students pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Scholarship Opportunities

Power for Life expects to award up to six scholarships in 2024. Each scholarship is expected to be valued at up to $20,000, providing up to $5,000 annually for up to four consecutive years to support tuition, room, and board for students enrolled in a STEM program of study at an accredited post-secondary institution. Students, send in your applications!

Application Deadline: March 1, 2024

Scholarship recipients are expected to be announced in May 2024.

Educational Grants

Grant funding is expected to be available bi-annually to support academic activities and improve access to STEM-based learning programs in K-12 and post-secondary schools in Tennessee and North Carolina. Applications for fall program funding are now being accepted!

Application Deadline: November 30, 2023

Funding recipients are expected to be announced in December 2023.

Organizational Grants

Grant funding for organizations to promote the betterment of our communities in Tennessee and North Carolina and to support STEM-based learning programs will not be subject to any application deadlines. We will consider organizational applications at any time. Please apply!