1. Have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies with a minimum cumulative GPA pf 3.0/4.0 grading system.
Here is the link for grade conversion https://www.admissions.iastate.edu/apply/gpa_calc.php .
2. Be an SME member in good standing.
3. Attend a school that is ABET-accredited and/or has an SME student chapter.
4. Demonstrate a desire to pursue a career researching new technologies in academia or implementing new technologies in the mining industry.