Grants & Scholarships

Grants

SME has implemented two grants to address the long-term challenges that threaten the sustainability of U.S. mining engineering, mineral processing and extractive metallurgy academic degree programs, as well as the looming future labor deficiencies associated with retirements over the next two decades. A list of available grants is provided below. Click on the grant’s name to view the full guidelines and application instructions.

Scholarships

Each year the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) and the SME Foundation offer multiple scholarships to SME student members who demonstrate a desire for and probability of success in a career in the minerals industry. A list of available scholarships is provided below (scroll down to see all). Click on the scholarship’s name to view the full guidelines and application instructions.