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.
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.

Due to a software glitch prohibiting the upload of supporting documentation, SME is extending the scholarship deadline through Sunday, October 20, 2019.


We don’t want you to miss out on these important scholarship opportunities. If you have completed the initial application process online, you can send your supporting document to Carol Kiser at scholarships@smenet.org to be manually attached to your application. Simply label the files with your name, what the document is (resume, faculty letter, industry letter, transcript, statement) and what scholarship it belongs to.
We apologize for the inconvenience to our members and expect that a fix will be in place very shortly.

Additional Information
Nomination for this award is currently closed. Nominations will begin on 9/1/2020.

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