The SME Education Foundation annually awards $2 million in scholarships to high school seniors, undergraduates and post-graduate students pursuing trade school training or 2 or 4-year degrees in manufacturing or engineering. Our annual student scholarship allows student to re-apply every year. Scholarships available through the SME Education Foundation student scholarship program range from $1,000 - $6,000 and can be used for tuition, books or lab/course fees related to technical or engineering education. The SME Education Foundation also offers substantial scholarships to students with at least one parent or grandparent who has been an SME member in good standing for the last two years. The Family Scholarships include one (1) award in an amount of $40,000 and three (3) scholarships of $20,000 each, all payable over four years.