Mine Ventilation Scholarship
Scholarship Description
The Scholarship (Mine Ventilation Scholarship) was established in 2014 by the SME Underground Ventilation Committee in honor of Dr. Malcolm J. McPherson, John R Marks and Dr. Rudolf Greuer, all world renowned ventilation experts; and all other ventilation engineers who have given their careers to the improvement of mine ventilation. The SME Underground Ventilation Committees gives this scholarship to improve the mine ventilation profession through education of mining engineers ultimately improving the safety and health of underground miners. The Scholarship is awarded annually to one or more students pursuing a graduate degree in mining or minerals engineering, with a desire to use their skills to apply mine ventilation technology to improve the safety and health in the underground mining environment. 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.
Mine Ventilation Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:
1. Be an SME student member or SME member in good standing.
2. Attend a graduate level program (full or part time) with an undergraduate program that is ABET accredited.
3. Has a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. A first semester graduate student will be evaluated on their undergraduate GPA. Beyond the first semester the GPA will be based on graduate studies.
Here is the link for grade conversion https://www.admissions.iastate.edu/apply/gpa_calc.php .

4. The scholarship is open to foreign students in U. S. Universities.
Applications open September 1st and will close October 15th.
Additional Information
Nomination for this award is currently closed.


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