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DEARBORN, Mich., April 14, 2014 — Mazak Corp. is doubling its support for one of the SME Education Foundation’s scholarships, the Mazak Manufacturing Technology Scholarship. This scholarship program will now
provide four, full tuition scholarships for the next two academic years, 2014-15 and 2015-16. Both incoming and current students pursuing a degree in engineering technology or mechanical engineering technology at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College in Cincinnati are eligible to apply.

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DEARBORN, Mich., March 19, 2014 — In support of the Italian Trade Agency’s (ITA) "Call for Papers" for the 2014 Italian Machine Tool Technology Awards (IMTTA), the SME Education Foundation will award scholarships to the top winners.

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DEARBORN, Mich., (February 21, 2014) - Nurturing students’ innate creative abilities and setting them on a pathway to prosperity with upgraded skills and a broader range of knowledge, doesn’t just “happen.” Alcoa Foundation, New York, N.Y. has pledged $220,000 to support PRIME (Partnership Response In Manufacturing Education), a community-based approach to manufacturing education. 

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DEARBORN, Mich., (February 20, 2014) — The SME Education Foundation has nominated Melissa Meyer for the Collegiate Edition of the 2014 New Faces of Engineering. The program recognizes exemplary undergraduate engineering students, with the winners receiving scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000. The winners will be announced on April 2, 2014.

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DEARBORN, Mich., (February 20, 2014) — SME Education Foundation is proud to announce  SME member, Chris Agrawal, has been named as one of the New Faces of Engineering for 2014. This distinction honors young engineers (age 30 or younger) for their outstanding achievements that significantly impact public welfare or further professional development and growth.

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DEARBORN, Mich., (December 23, 2013)—When it comes to Christmas presents, bigger isn’t always better. But for East Lake High School in Tarpon Springs, Florida, this year’s Christmas present—weighing several tons—comes with distinct rewards.

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Apply today for the Gene Haas Foundation - International Scholarship Program

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DEARBORN, Mich., (October 22, 2013) —The SME Education Foundation (SME-EF) today announced the election of four new members to its Board of Directors. Joining the Board are Gwen Malone, Jennifer McNelly, Karla Middlebrooks and Roy Sweatman. “I am excited to welcome our new Board members to the SME Education Foundation,” said Chief Executive Officer Bart A. Aslin. “They bring us a wealth of expertise in workforce development and leadership training, both in business and government. Their experience will be critical as we increase our efforts to attract women and minorities to pursue careers in the high-tech manufacturing sector.”

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DEARBORN, Mich., INDIANAPOLIS, September 23, 2013 — When kids want to learn algebra or how to solve complex problems, you know a school is doing something right. Welcome to the PRIME model schools.  PRIME, a community-based approach to manufacturing education, is part of a commitment by the SME Education Foundation to address the shortage of manufacturing and technical talent in the United States. Model schools funded by PRIME offer a STEM-based curriculum (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) that helps prepare young people for highly skilled, good-paying jobs in demand by today’s manufacturers.

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DEARBORN, Mich., August 29, 2013 — It has been said that students who are inspired are happier individuals who perform better than those confined to an environment that lacks consistent and progressive encouragement. The Ford Motor Company Fund recognizes the importance of motivating our future workforce and continues to encourage students in pursuit of degrees in engineering and technology-related programs with scholarship funding. The Ford Fund granted $120,000 to the SME Education Foundation to support the Ford Blue Oval Scholars Operation Better World – Detroit program and the Michigan Engineering Zone (MEZ).

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