Albert E. Wischmeyer 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 annually varies and is depending on funding and the number of qualified applicants. Last year, four awards were given.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be a resident of western New York State (west of Interstate 81).
  3. Must plan to enroll in an accredited degree program in manufacturing engineering, manufacturing engineering technology or mechanical technology.
  4. Must plan to attend a college or university in New York.
  5. Must have an overall grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
  6. Must be from a country that has at least one Society of Manufacturing Engineers senior chapter or district.
  7. Must be a high school senior or older to apply for this undergraduate award.

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

Description: This award is for U.S. and international students who are residents of western New York State (west of Interstate 81) attending a college or university in New York State. The applicant must have a 2.5 grade point average or higher to be eligible.

Application requirements for the Albert E. Wischmeyer Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Resume
Additional Information: In 2000, Mrs. Mildred Wischmeyer donated $75,000 to the SME Education Foundation to establish a new scholarship endowment, named The Albert E. Wischmeyer Memorial Scholarship Award. 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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