Student Status: for study in the final year of undergraduate study; five-year students must apply in their fourth year. Applicant must be a US Citizen and be an ASME student member in good standing at the time of application, enrolled in an ABET accredited mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or related baccalaureate program. This scholarship is to be used in the final year of undergraduate study so a student will apply in their junior year. You must be a current ASME student member in good standing (for login to the ASME online scholarship application). ASME Scholarships are used for upcoming studies educational expenses in the next academic year. Mechanical Engineering (ME), Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET), or closely related engineering studies. You must be enrolled full-time at a community college, college, or university. For your major to qualify as closely related to a Mechanical Engineering major, you must be taking at least 25% of your credits each semester in courses from the Mechanical Engineering Department. ASME Scholarships require enrollment in an ABET* accredited, or substantially equivalent, engineering degree program. Students must have established their grade point average (GPA) in their degree programs to qualify for ASME Scholarships. If you have not yet established a GPA at the college level, you are not yet eligible for this group of scholarships. Priority will be given to those who demonstrate: Strong ASME leadership role and participation with ASME extra-curricular activities such as holding office in the ASME Student Section or on an ASME committee. Leadership within the engineering academic context specified above, and a strong potential for contribution to the mechanical engineering profession identified in a recommendation letter. Outstanding humanitarian extra-curricular leadership and activities as a volunteer with another charitable organization using mechanical engineering skills. High level of financial need.
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