SME Education Foundation Family Scholarship

The SME Education Foundation Family Scholarships are awarded annually to students who meet the criteria below.  Four students will be selected, one student will receive a $40,000 scholarship payable over four years.  The remaining three students will each receive $20,000 scholarships payable over four years.

Qualifying Criteria:

  • Must have at least one parent or grandparent who has been an SME member in good standing for the last two years. This includes step-mothers and step-fathers.
  • Pursuing a degree in manufacturing engineering, manufacturing engineering technology, or a closely related engineering field of study at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada.
  • Graduating High School senior or undergraduate student with up to 30 credit hours completed.
  • Must enroll full-time at the college or university of choice.
  • Overall High School GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Minimum SAT score of 1000 and/or ACT score of 21
  • Must reside within the United States or Canada
  • Demonstrate academic excellence and an interest in manufacturing engineering or related technology  

Renewal Requirements: Must comply with all eligibility requirements and:

  • maintain a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Submit Intent to Renew Form and copies of the previous year’s transcripts to the Foundation prior to the start of the next academic year.