Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation Scholarships

Website: Society of Manufacturing Engineers

As college affordability becomes a mounting issue, the SME Education Foundation remains committed to helping students from all backgrounds break down financial barriers so they can pursue a career in manufacturing.

The Foundation is proud to announce its New Need-based Renewable Scholarships for graduating high school seniors.

Students have the opportunity to be considered for:

  • $20,000 award over four years (paid in $5,000 annual installments) for students pursuing a bachelor’s degree
  • $5,000 award over two years (paid in $2,500 installments) for students pursuing an associate degree

Eligibility Requirements for SME Education Foundation scholarships:

  • Must be a graduating high school senior
  • A U.S. citizen or a non-citizen eligible to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Must be Pell Grant eligible
  • Applying as a full-time student with a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • On a path toward an associate or bachelor’s degree in manufacturing engineering, manufacturing engineering technology or a closely related engineering or technology discipline
Student Type
  • freshman
  • sophomore
  • junior
  • senior
  • graduate
Citizen Type
  • US Citizen
  • Permanent Resident
  • International or Other Visa Status
  • Undocumented

Apply online at between Nov. 1-Feb. 1 each year.

Contact Information
SME Education Foundation
1000 Town Center, Suite 1910
Southfield, MI 48075