Scholarships in Manufacturing Engineering

Caterpillar Scholars Award

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a manufacturing engineering degree program in the United States or Canada who has completed a minimum of 30 college credit hours and is looking for a career in manufacturing engineering. Preference will be given to students who have participated in a STEPS camp.

Myrtle and Earl Walker Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a degree program in manufacturing engineering or technology in the United States or Canada. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have completed a minimum of 15 college credit hours or one semester, and be seeking a career in manufacturing engineering or technology.

Clinton J. Helton Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a degree program in manufacturing engineering, technology or related field of study at Colorado State University or the University of Colorado (all campuses). Applicant must have completed a minimum of 30 college credit hours and be looking for a career in manufacturing engineering or manufacturing engineering technology. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

William E. Weisel Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who is enrolled in an engineering or technology program in the United States or Canada, with a minimum of 30 college credit hours already completed. Preference will be given to a student seeking a career in robotics or automated systems used in manufacturing. Consideration will be given to students who intend to apply their knowledge in the sub-specialty of medical robotics.

E. Wayne Kay Graduate Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who has been accepted in a graduate program for a Masters or Doctorate degree with a manufacturing or industrial engineering emphasis in the United States or Canada. Selection will be based upon scholastic ability, exemplary character and leadership capability, and potential for future leadership in the profession.

Connie & Robert T. Gunter Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a degree program in manufacturing engineering or technology. Applicant must have completed a minimum of 30 college credit hours and be seeking a career in manufacturing engineering or technology. A minimum 3.5 GPA is required.

Chapter 116 - Kalamazoo - Roscoe Douglas Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled at Western Michigan University, with a minimum of 30 college credit hours, and an intent of seeking a career in manufacturing engineering or manufacturing engineering technology. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

Lucille B. Kaufman Women's Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a female full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a degree program in manufacturing engineering, technology, or a closely related field in the United States or Canada. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have completed a minimum of 30 college credits and, be seeking a career in manufacturing engineering or manufacturing technology.

Chapter 17 - St. Louis Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a student enrolled in a manufacturing engineering, industrial technology, or other related program. First preference will be given to applicants who reside within the boundaries of St. Lewis Chapter 17. Second preference will be given to applicants who reside within the state of Missouri. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required.

E. Wayne Kay Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who is enrolled in a degree program in manufacturing engineering, technology, or a closely related field in the United States or Canada.

Family Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have at least one parent or grandparent who has been an SME member in good standing for the last two years (includes step-mothers and step-fathers). Applicant may either be a graduating high school senior or an undergraduate student with up to 30 completed credit hours in the pursuit of a degree in manufacturing engineering, manufacturing engineering technology, or a closely related engineering field of study at an accredited college or university the United States or Canada. Selection is based upon overall academic excellence, communication skills, interpersonal skills, demonstrated interest and aptitude for potential future success in a manufacturing engineering, manufacturing engineering technology, or closely related field, and extracurricular activities.

Chapter 105 - Memphis - Les Segar Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be seeking an associate's degree or bachelor's degree in manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, manufacturing technology, or a closely related field of study. First preference will be given to residents of Tennessee. Second preference will be given to applicants who are seeking their education from the University of Memphis. Third preference will be given to applicants who are seeking their education from a college of university in the state of Tennessee.

E. Wayne Kay Co-Op Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an undergraduate student enrolled in a manufacturing engineering or technology degree program, working through a co-op program in a manufacturing-related environment, and have at least 30 college credit hours.

E. Wayne Kay High School Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a graduating high school student with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who commits to enroll in a manufacturing engineering or technology program at an accredited college or university as a full-time freshman in the current summer or fall semester. Selection is based upon academic excellence and applicant's career path.

Edward S. Roth Manufacturing Engineering Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or current full-time graduate or undergraduate student seeking a bachelor's or master's degree in manufacturing engineering. Preferences will be given to students demonstrating financial need, minority students and students participating in a co-op program. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

Albert E. Wischmeyer Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a resident of western New York State and must plan to attend a New York State college or university. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required.

Chapter One - Detroit Founding Chapter Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be a full- or part-time undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a manufacturing engineering, manufacturing engineering technology or closely related degree or certificate program. Preference will be given to a member in good standing of their respective SME Student Chapter or SME-Detroit Chapter One - The Founding Chapter. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required; good character and leadership must be demonstrated.

Walt Bartram Memorial Education Award (Region 12 & Chapter 119)

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.

E. Wayne Kay Community College Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a degree program in manufacturing or a closely related field with less than 60 college credit hours completed at a two year community college or trade school in the United States or Canada. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

Giuliano Mazzetti Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a degree program in manufacturing engineering, technology, or a closely related field in the United States or Canada. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have completed a minimum of 30 college credit hours, and be seeking a career in manufacturing engineering or technology.

Weber Specialties Company Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a Kalamazoo County high school senior or college undergraduate or graduating or graduated from a Kalamazoo County high school who is planning to earn a certificate or two- or four-year degree in a manufacturing curriculum such as manufacturing technology, manufacturing engineering or integrated supply management.

AACE International Scholarships

Award: $8,000, Deadline: February 7

Applicant must be a full-time student enrolled in a program related to cost engineering/cost management (agricultural engineering, architectural engineering, building construction, business administration, chemical engineering, civil engineering, industrial engineering, manufacturing engineering, mechanical engineering, mining engineering, electrical engineering, and quantity surveying). Applicant must be in their final undergraduate year and have been accepted to attend a full-time graduate program in the next academic year. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Recycling Research Foundation's National Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicants must be pursuing a graduate level degree, be a U.S. citizen and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. The program is open to those seeking a graduate degree in a program that supports the scrap processing and recycling industry as a whole. The industry itself is both labor and mechanically intensive as scrap processors take old and new metals, paper, rubber, plastic, glass and more, and sort it into established grades which are highly sought after by manufacturers. The challenges of recycling on the scale of 200 billion pounds a year has given rise to new and innovative technologies as the recycling industry adapts to an ever changing marketplace of goods.