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SME Scholarship

I wanted to share this wonderful opportunity with you about the SME Education Foundation Scholarship Program.

Greetings from the SME Education Foundation!

The Foundation awards nearly a million dollars in scholarships annually to students pursuing manufacturing or engineering related degrees, at community colleges or 4-year universities. The Foundation offers both merit and need-based scholarships. By completing one application, students are considered for all Foundation scholarships for which they are eligible!

Awards range from $2,500 - $20,000. The application deadline is February 1st.

To learn more about the Foundation’s scholarship program visit here.


The SME Education Foundation inspires, prepares, and supports the next generation of manufacturing and engineering talent. The Foundation awards nearly a million dollars in scholarships every year to over 100+ high school seniors and undergraduate/graduate students pursuing degrees in manufacturing, engineering, or a related field.   

If you are a manufacturing, engineering professional or educator with a STEM background, we invite you to join us and volunteer your time to review and score scholarship applications for the 2024-2025 academic year.   

Prior experience is not required, and we provide all the necessary training and guidance. All you need is a few hours of time and a passion for supporting the next generation of manufacturing excellence. You do not need to be an SME member to participate.

Thank you!


Sandy Wilton

Program Manager of Student Engagement

SME Education Foundation

1000 Town Center Ste.1910 | Southfield, MI 48075 | O: 313- 425-3222 l C: 313-316-3356| F: 313-425-3415

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