MMSA/SMEF Presidential Scholarship

2017-2018 MMSA/SMEF Presidential Scholarship recipient
Bethany Witter, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
with SMEF President Bill Hancock



The SME Foundation supports all efforts to recruit talented students for the minerals industry. Mining & Metallurgical Society of America, MMSA is dedicated to promoting and improving the understanding and appreciation of the role played by mining and metallurgy in the United States. Through this joint program, the MMSA/SMEF Past Presidential Scholarship is awarded on an annual basis to an outstanding student whose study program encompasses any aspect of the extractive minerals industry.



For the minerals sector to remain competitive in recruiting talented students, the Foundation provides scholarships to students majoring in studies that encompass aggregates, coal, industrial minerals, metals, and related mineral sciences.

Submission deadline: October 22, 2018

Submission Procedure:

Applications must be submitted online.
Qualifications and Requirements (PDF)

Application process is now closed

If additional information is requested, contact or 303-948-4200 or 800-763-3132.

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