SME Tucson Section

(520) 314-5066

P.O. Box 30456

Tucson, AZ, 85751

Applications for Fall 2017 Scholarships are Open!
Application Deadline is Friday, June 30 at 6pm

Apply Online Below!

Open to all undergraduate and graduate students seeking degrees in fields related to mining from
the University of Arizona including previous SME Tucson scholarship recipients.

Leadership scholarships may be awarded to students demonstrating outstanding leadership qualities in extracurricular activities, community service, volunteer activities, work, and/or family obligations

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About Tucson SME Scholarships


1. Applicants must intend to become an employee in the mining, metallurgy or exploration fields.

2. Applicants must be currently enrolled at the University of Arizona with the intent to earn their degree from the UA.

3. Undergraduate applicants must be enrolled for 12 credit hours during the current semester. Graduate students must be enrolled for 9 credit hours during the current semester.

4.  Applicants must be a member of the UA SME Student Chapter.

5.  Previous recipients are eligible to apply, however, preference will be given to first-time applicants.


  • Applications must be submitted by 5:59 PM MST on Friday, June 30, 2017
  • Scholarship recipients will be notified by Wednesday, October 11, 2017
  • Scholarship recipients are expected to attend the Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Dinner (event details pending). Students are not charged for their dinners.
  • Applications will be evaluated by the SME Tucson Section Scholarship Committee with focus in four key areas:
    1) academic achievement, 2) leadership qualities, 3) financial need and 4) mining career track.
  • Previous scholarship amounts awarded have ranged from $500 to $3,000.
  • All scholarship awards will be at the discretion of the Executive Committee of the SME Tucson Section, which reserves the right to select the number and amount of the awards based on the quantity and quality of applications.
SME Tucson Section
PO Box 30456
Tucson, Arizona 85751
(520) 314-5066
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