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.
2016-2017 MMSA/SMEF Presidential Scholarship recipient
Line-Audrey Nkule Sonkeng, West Virginia University
with SMEF President Dennis Bryan
Not pictured: Rahel Dena-Pelikan,
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
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.
October 15, 2017
If additional information is requested, contact
or 303-948-4208 or 800-763-3132.