1. Be an SME student member in good standing.
2. Have completed at least one year of undergraduate studies.
3. Must have minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8/4.0 scale.
Here is the link for grade conversion https://www.admissions.iastate.edu/apply/gpa_calc.php .
4. Attend a school that is ABET accredited and/or has an SME student chapter.
5. Demonstrate a desire for and a probability of success in a career in mineral/metallurgical processing.