Available Scholarships

Since 1998, the SME Education Foundation has provided over $8.1 million dollars in financial aid through its various scholarship programs. The Foundation awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors, current undergraduates and masters or doctoral degree students pursuing degrees in manufacturing and related fields at two-year and four-year colleges.

The SME Education Foundation scholarship application for the 2014/2015 academic year is NOW CLOSED.  The next scholarship application period will begin again in the fall.

  • If you are a first time user click here to register for the 2015/2016 scholarship year.  By registering your name and email address you will be automatically notified when the application process opens in the fall.
  • If you have already created your profile click here to access the 2014/2015 SME-EF scholarship application. You will need your email address and password to login. If you have forgotten your password there is an option to help you retreive it.

We administer several other scholarship programs throughout the year with application deadlines that vary. Please see the list to the right to access the criteria and application deadline for the specific scholarship you're interested in.

The application for the Gene Haas Machining Technology Scholarship is temporarily closed. We will begin accepting applications for this scholarship in the summer.