MMSA-SMEF Presidential Scholarship
Scholarship Description
The Mining and Metallurgical Society of America and the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, & Exploration Foundation offer one significant scholarship (MMSA/SMEF Presidential Scholarship) on an annual basis to an outstanding student whose study program encompasses any aspect of the extractive minerals industry. To submit an anonymous recommendation letter for a student, please email it to with the student's first and last name and the scholarship name as the file name.
MMSA/SMEF Presidential Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:
1. Have completed at least three years of undergraduate studies with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5.
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2. Be an SME student member in good standing.
3. Attend a school that is ABET accredited and/or has an SME student chapter.
4. Demonstrate a desire for and a probability of success in a career in the minerals industry.
Applications open September 1st and will close October 15th.
Additional Information
Nomination for this award is currently closed.


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