Minnesota Section, Society of Mining Metallurgy and Exploration Scholarship Fund

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation

Minnesota Section Society of Mining Metallurgy and Exploration Scholarship Fund is provided to undergraduate students who studies engineering. The scholarship gives a non-renewable $4,000 fund to students whose focus is to work in the mining industry in Minnesota.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    The applicant must be a high school senior, graduate or professional school in the field of engineering.
  • Financial Need:
  • Major/Career:
    The awardee must be a graduate or professional school in the field of engineering.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    LONG ANSWER QUESTIONSHigh School Application Specific QuestionsAlmost all applications for high school seniors ask 2 short-answer & 1 essay questions. Those questions are:Short AnswerFrom your classroom or extra-curricular activities, in or out of school, what were your accomplishments in which you took pride? This might be a research paper, a project or an area in which you played a leadership role. Explain. (200-300 words)Name two courses from your high school years which you feel have best prepared you for college or your chosen major. Also please explain what was significant about those classes. (200-300 words)EssayWrite an essay about a life experience that has profoundly affected you. What did you learn from this experience and how will you apply these lessons as you go forward through life? (about 700 words)College Application Specific QuestionsAlmost all applications for students already in college ask one essay question. That question is:Please explain why you should be selected to receive this scholarship. SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIP QUESTIONS: Where do you see your career in ten years? (500 words)
  • Recommendation Letters:
    RecommendationsApplicant must submit two recommendations. For the majority of recommendations, the easiest way to request and submit a recommendation is through the application portal. Submitting a recommender's name and email into the portal will send a request email to the recommender which s/he can reply to, automatically appending the recommendation to the applicant's portfolio. If however, the recommender prefers a different submission method, area scholarship administrators have created this Universal Recommendation in a PDF format. This can be downloaded, completed and emailed back so [email protected]. If you're a letter writer with questions about what to write, you might want to take a peek at the Recommendations for Recommendations document.
  • Other Materials:
    Applicant must submit their Financial Information documents that include FAFSA Status, FAFSA EFC, FAFSA Filing Year, Adjusted Gross Income and SAR Upload. This section cannot be completed before completing the FAFSA. It is not due until March 1.

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