Online Scholarship Application System

SME Education Foundation scholarships provide financial support to students pursuing a degree in an engineering discipline closely related to manufacturing or a technology field of study related to manufacturing.

Applications are now being accepted for the Honda Excellence in Manufacturing Scholarship.  [Note: This is the only scholarship that is open at this time.  Normal scholarship applications will reopen in November 2016.  If you are not applying for the Honda scholarship please DO NOT fill in an application, only applications eligible for the Honda Excellence in Manufacturing scholarship will be considered.]

You must meet the following criteria to apply:

  • Be a graduating high school senior or a current part-time or full-time undergraduate student,
  • Plan on or be pursuing a certificate or degree program in manufacturing engineering/manufacturing technology or a closely related engineering discipline,
  • Attending one of the following Community Colleges in the state of Ohio:
    • Rhodes State College
    • Columbus State Community College (all campuses)
    • Marion Technical College
    • Edison Community College (all campuses)
    • Sinclair Community College (all campuses)
    • Clark State College (all campuses)
  • Have an overall minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale

If you meet these criteria you may apply for the Honda scholarship.

No other scholarships are available at this time.  Any applications received that do meet the Honda Scholarship criteria will not be considered.

We require all students who want to apply for a scholarship to be registered first. If you have never registered to apply for a scholarship you are encouraged to register today to receive an automatic notification when the application opens in November.


Eligibility Requirements for SME Education Foundation scholarships:

  • Must be a graduating high school senior, current undergraduate or graduate student who will be enrolling as full time undergraduate or graduate student, attending accredited colleges or universities in the United States or Canada for the next Fall term.
  • Scholarships are only available to citizens of the U.S. and territories, citizens of Canada, students with permanent residency status in the U.S. (i.e. green card) or Canada, or applicants with a U.S. or Canadian student visa.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or 70 on a 100 point (%) scale. Most scholarships have a minimum GPA of 3.0/80.
  • Must be pursuing a degree in one of these qualifying majors

Registration Requirements:

  • If you have NEVER registered to apply for an SME Education Foundation scholarship, register today. Your one time registration will allow you to apply for scholarships in November. 
  • If you have previously applied for an SME Education Foundation scholarship, Login at the Top Right
  • The application process will automatically qualify you for ALL eligble scholarships. Eligibility is determined from the questions asked on the application, so please answer each question accurately and completely. Some scholarships are limited to specific gender, location or other eligibility criteria.
  • Answer each question in the order presented since your answer may affect later questions - do not skip forward since the questions may vary dependent on your earlier response.
  • Please keep your password in a safe place, since it will be required to access and update your application.
  • Intentionally providing false and/or misleading information will disqualify you from eligibility for a SME Education Foundation scholarship.

The SME Education Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, marital status or parental status, sexual orientation, or disability. Applicants will be asked to provide information about their gender and race - this information is used only for statistical purposes and is not identified to any specific person. SME Education Foundation does not share or release any data or information with any other organization.

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