A) Must be full-time students and accepted in a graduate program with a manufacturing or industrial engineering emphasis in the United States or Canada
B) Have proven scholastic ability, exemplary character and leadership capability who have demonstrated their potential for future leadership in the profession.
C) Possess a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
D) Scholarship can be used as a credit toward books, fees, tuition or "supplemental expenses" as approved by the SME Education Foundation
E) This scholarship is applicable only to qualifying applicants for a PhD degree