Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1
Applicant must be a full-time student who plans to pursue lighting education or research as apart of their undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral studies. Applicant must be a junior, senior, or graduate student in an accredited four-year college or university located in Northern California.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1
Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who commits to enroll in or who already is enrolled as a full-time college or university student pursuing a degree in manufacturing engineering or a closely related field within the areas of New Mexico, Arizona, or Southern California. Applicant must be a resident of one of those states and be a current SME Chapter member (with the exception of high school students who may apply without any SME member relationship). A minimum 3.5 GPA is required.
Award: $200, Deadline: March 1
Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be a San Luis Valley resident, and must have completed 48 semester hours. Applicant must submit a letter addressing educational and career goals and community service.
Award: $10,000, Deadline: May 15
Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage and at least 21 years of age by April 15. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and plan to enroll as a full-time student in a degree seeking program at a two- or four-year accredited institution in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam during the upcoming academic year. FAFSA is required.