Robert L. Vaughn Endowment

🏆 Available:
💰 Amount Varies
⏳ 02/01

Scholarship Description

Awards from this Fund are intended to support the advancement of manufacturing-related education at Iowa State University of Science & Technology, Ames, Iowa. Faculty may apply annually to the SME Education Foundation for awards in any of the following areas: As a scholarship or fellowship to a graduating high school senior, or current university student pursuing a degree in a manufacturing related discipline, or closely related field of study. If a scholarship or fellowship is awarded, the funds will be paid to the institution in the form of a credit account to pay for tuition, books, or housing. Programs such as summer camps, industry tours and mentoring programs are eligible. This can also be: a grant for “Student Outreach” programs to attract more students into careers in manufacturing and engineering; a grant to support the purchase of manufacturing related equipment which must have a retail value of at least $500 per item; or a grant to help develop a new curriculum which improves manufacturing-related education at Iowa State University.

Eligibility Requirements

  • For residents of the following states: Iowa
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Essay required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Resume Required

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Donor: Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation

The SME Education Foundation inspires the next generation of manufacturing and engineering talent through the Student Summit event series at SME conferences and trade shows across the country, delivering student-centric programming, hands-on challenges and competitions, technology demonstrations, and guided show floor tours.