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Skills Gap

Investing in the future, one student at a time

The SME Education Foundation is committed to encouraging young people to pursue careers in manufacturing that will support their dreams of prosperity while providing employers with the talent they need to succeed in the 21st century.

Through our scholarships and acclaimed PRIME® program, we are fostering the next generation of manufacturing engineers and technologists.

The Foundation relies on the generosity of corporations, foundations, and individuals like you to develop and finance programs that inspire, prepare and support the manufacturing workforce of the future.