Chapter 105 – Memphis Les Sager Memorial 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 dependent on funding and the number of qualified applicants. Last year, one award was offered.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  3. Must be a current undergraduate student.
  4. Must be pursuing an associate's or bachelor's degree in manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, manufacturing technology, or a closely related field of study.
  5. First preference will be given to a student who is a resident of Tennessee. Second preference will be given to an applicant who is seeking education from the University of Memphis. Third preference will be given to an applicant who is seeking education from a college of university in the state of Tennessee.

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

Description: U.S. and international students currently enrolled in an associate or bachelor's degree program in manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, manufacturing technology, or a closely related field of study are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and preference will be given to Tennessee residents, then students who attend the University of Memphis, and finally students who plan to study in Tennessee.

Application requirements for the Chapter 105 – Memphis Les Sager Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Resume
Additional Information: In the early '90's SME Chapter 105 Memphis created an endowed scholarship account with the SME Education Foundation. The chapter added additional funding in 2007 to fully endow the scholarship. The scholarship is named in memory of Les Segar a prominent member of Chapter 105. The members of Chapter 105 involved with completing this endowed scholarship include: Mike Harrison, Carl Williams, Daniel Teasler, Jim Whitehead, Tom Banning, Greg Sullivan, Lorelei Hudspeth and Garland Smith.

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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