Awards Details

Young Scientist Award
The Young Scientist Award brings recognition of scientific professionalism to young people working in the industrial minerals & aggregates industry.
Scholarship Description
The Young Scientist Award, established by the Industrial Minerals & Aggregates Division in 1985, brings recognition of scientific professionalism to young people working in the industrial minerals & aggregates industry. The award consists of a plaque, a stipend of $250 to help defray expenses while attending the Annual Meeting at which the award is presented, and paid housing, registration(s) and ticket(s) for the recipient and his/her spouse at the SME Annual Conference & Expo and the IM & AD Luncheon. The recipient will be encouraged to submit an article within a year of the award presentation for consideration for publication in "In the Aggregate."
Industrial Minerals & Aggregates Division Young Scientist Award Conditions for Nomination
Eligibility requirements for the Young Scientist Award are four fold:
1. The nominee must hold at least a baccalaureate degree and be working in the industrial minerals industry.
2. The nominee must not reach his or her 40th birthday before the Award is presented at the Annual Meeting.
3. The nominee must have prepared a technical report for presentation at any meeting of the industrial minerals industry or for publication in any scientific journal.
4. The award may be presented to a non-member of SME with the provision that the Division makes him/her a member by awarding him/her a one-year membership.
Additional Information
Nomination for this award is currently closed.

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