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SME Scholarship Paves Way for Successful Manufacturing Careers

Author: Kathy Carter, Senior Program Officer

Greg Smith earned the 2019 SME Directors Scholarship based on accomplishments that included decades of welding experience and a solid skill set build around his passion for engineering. Today, Greg is on pace for graduating from Utah’s Weber State University in December 2019 and beginning his career at the Ogden, Utah division of Barnes Aerospace as a Special Process Engineer.

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E. Wayne Kay Scholarship Opens Door to Student Success

Author: Kathy Carter, Senior Program Officer

Julian Rogers earned a 2014 E. Wayne Kay Scholarship with his determination and drive to pursue a Mechanical Engineering degree. Today, he’s applying his engineering skills to his work with drone company Insitu.

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Scholarships Awarded to 222 Manufacturing and Engineering Students

Author: Kathy Carter, Senior Program Officer

The SME Education Foundation awarded 222 scholarships totaling nearly $550,000 to graduating high school seniors, undergraduates and graduate students currently or planning to attend colleges, universities across the United States and Canada.

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Supporting a Growing Tradition: Building the Manufacturing Workforce Through SkillsUSA

Author: Sandy Wilton, Manager, Student Engagement

The SME Education Foundation supports the Additive Manufacturing Competition and Tooling U-SME’s Additive Manufacturing Fundamentals Certification exam at the annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky by providing scholarships to the high school winners of the contest.