MMSA/SMEF Past Presidential Scholarship

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



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 15, 2017

Submission Procedure:

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

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If additional information is requested, contact or 303-948-4208 or 800-763-3132.

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