Applications for the SME Education Foundation Scholarship is now being accepted. This annual scholarship is open to both U.S and Canadian students who are enrolled in one of the eligible majors. The winning students may expect to receive up to $6,000. To apply, all compulsory documents must be received by February 1, 2017.
The SME Education is pleased to offer its annual scholarship program. The foundation supports the new faces of manufacturing by providing scholarships. SME Education Foundation scholarships provide financial support to students pursuing a degree in an engineering discipline closely related to manufacturing or a technology field of study related to manufacturing.
Successful candidates will receive scholarships range from $1000- $6000 that can be used for tuition, books or lab/course fees.
Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate and graduate degree in Engineering – related subjects. Please see the complete list of qualifying majors.
Place of Study
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
- Must be a graduating high school senior, current undergraduate or graduate student who will be enrolling as full time undergraduate or graduate student, attending accredited colleges or universities in the United States or Canada for the next fall term.
- Scholarships are only available to citizens of the U.S. and territories, citizens of Canada, students with permanent residency status in the U.S. (i.e. green card) or Canada, or applicants with a U.S. or Canadian student visa.
- Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or 70 on a 100 point (%) scale. Most scholarships have a minimum GPA of 3.0/80.
- Must be pursuing a degree in one of these qualifying majors
Only U.S and Canadian citizens are invited to apply.
The application package must be consisting the materials as follow:
- Resume: Your resume should be a brief summary of your education, extra-curricular activities, and accomplishments
- Reference Letters – ask individuals who can attest to your qualifications to write a reference letter on your behalf. Be sure to get their email addresses, so you can include this contact information in your scholarship application.
- Transcripts – contact your high school or college for your most recent transcript and include with your application. Make this request as soon as possible, because it may take time to get the transcript back from your school.
- Student Statement– include details about why you chose your major, education and career objectives, and how this scholarship will help you achieve your objectives.
1 February 2017.