Arthur and Gladys Cervenka Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,915

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 1

Saturday
Awarded By:

Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually, and is based upon funding and the number of qualified applicants. Last year, eight scholarships were awarded.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be a full-time student.
  3. Must be enrolled in a manufacturing engineering or technology degree program in the United States.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  5. Must be a current undergraduate student who has completed 30 or more hours of college credit.
  6. Must reside in and attend an accredited institution in the United States or Canada.
  7. Preference is given, but not limited, to students attending a college or university in the state of Florida.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for college sophomores, juniors and seniors who are majoring in a manufacturing engineering or technology degree program in the United States. The applicant must have a 3.0 grade point average or higher to be eligible.

Application requirements for the Arthur and Gladys Cervenka Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Resume
Additional Information: The memory of Arthur Cervenka, a former SME president (1967-68), continues to live on through an endowment with the SME Education Foundation. The late Cervenka and his widow, Gladys, have been supporting the foundation with regular gifts since 1978. The scholarship review committee and other ad hoc review committees will evaluate applications during March of the award year. Their recommendations for the top candidates will be presented to the SME Education Foundation Board at their annual meeting in May. Each applicant will be notified of the final decision by the end of June.

Award Amount: The minimum award amount is $1,000, but the student may receive a higher amount if more funding is available. This award is non-renewable. The scholarship can be used only as a credit toward tuition, fees or books.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,915.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, February 1

Applications are available on the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation website. The applicant must first visit the website and complete the online entry form. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit a student statement of 300 words or less addressing the topics listed online; a student resume; official transcripts; and two letters of recommendation. The applicant is strongly encouraged to visit the SME website for specific details and instructions about each of these application components. Applications and supporting materials must be submitted by the deadline.
Contact: Kathy Carter
Address: Scholarship Review Committee, SME Education Foundation 1 SME Drive, P.O. Box 930 Dearborn, Michigan 48121-0930

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