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SME Education Foundation: Challenging Times Lead to Expanding Opportunities

Author: Rob Luce, Vice President, SME Education Foundation

Our scholarship application process for 2022-23 is now open. If you are an engineering professional or educator with a STEM background, please consider volunteering to serve as a scholarship application reviewer for our online review process.

Scholarships

Scholarship Helps Hispanic Engineering Student Forge New Life Path

Funded by IQAir North America and administered by SME Education Foundation, a new Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship for students underrepresented in STEM-related careers is helping 19-year-old Hispanic student Devin Baylon focus on his studies rather than on the financial burdens associated with college.

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The SME PRIME Model: Building Opportunity

Author: Rob Luce, Vice President, SME Education Foundation

SME PRIME is now preparing for the future in a transformational way. The State of Michigan’s commitment to providing tailored curriculum that gives students hands-on training on modern, industry-standard equipment underscores the interest in and desire to strengthen the educational pursuits of young people.

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Historic Donation will Expand SME PRIME in Michigan

The number of SME PRIME high schools is set to double after the SME Education Foundation received a $6 million donation from the State of Michigan’s approved Education Budget. The legislation was crafted with bipartisan support from the Michigan Legislature, including Foundation board member and state representative Joe Tate (D-Detroit).

Scholarships

Wide-Ranging Abilities, Focused Drive: Dana Emswiler Excels

Dana Emswiler graduated from the Swanson School of Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh in 2021. Her studies in Industrial Engineering were supported in part by scholarships from the SME Education Foundation.