Our Scholarship Application is Open! Apply Now!
The SME Education Foundation offers students a powerful reason to choose a manufacturing focused, STEM-based education. Complete our application to be considered for all our scholarships for use at post-secondary technical schools, community colleges, or universities.
SME PRIME Schools: Inspiring, Preparing
The SME PRIME® schools initiative focuses on closing the skills gap by helping schools offer manufacturing education opportunities for high school students. With our industry partners, we tailor and make available technological and manufacturing curricula to prepare students for skilled career pathways.
Diving Into My Manufacturing Education
Greg Kurfess worked hard, applied himself and earned his scholarship. Now, he’s making the most of his opportunity and studying mechanical engineering at Georgia Tech. "From vision to networking to financial aid, SME has provided me with countless opportunities, and I look forward to being part of this great organization for my entire career."
How You Can Be Involved
The SME Education Foundation works to foster strong partnerships with corporations, foundations, organizations, schools and individuals. Whether it’s through financial assistance, in-kind donations or volunteering, we welcome your support in our shared mission.
“It started with one phone call: I wanted our schools to be a part of the opportunities the SME Education Foundation offer. The support we’ve received from our business community, county government and the state in this quest has been phenomenal; our students and community will benefit as a direct result.”