C&E Division & John Sidney Marshall Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship Description
The Coal & Energy Division of SME annually awards scholarships to promising college students who have chosen as a career path the field of mining engineering with an emphasis on coal mining, coal processing, or other mining -related energy sources (including geothermal, oil sands, oil shales, coal bed/mine methane, uranium, unconventional oil sources through mining, etc.). Eligible students may submit one application in consideration for both the Coal & Energy Division Scholarship and the John Sidney Marshall Memorial Scholarship. The John Sidney Marshall Memorial Scholarship, funded by AIME, is administered by the Coal & Energy Division and awarded annually to one or more undergraduate mining engineering students planning to pursue careers in the coal mining industry. To submit an anonymous recommendation letter for a student, please email it to scholarships@smenet.org with the student's first and last name and the scholarship name as the file name.
John Sidney Marshall Memorial Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:
1. Have completed at least two years of undergraduate studiesin a mining engineering program with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5/4.0.
Here is the link for grade conversion https://www.admissions.iastate.edu/apply/gpa_calc.php .

2. Be an SME student member in good standing.
3. Attend a mining engineering program that is ABET accredited
4. Attend a school that has an SME student chapter.
5. Demonstrate a desire for and a probability of success in a career in coal mining, coal processing, or other mining-related energy sources.
Applications open September 1st and will close October 15th.
Additional Information
Nomination for this award is currently closed.


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