Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail Endowed Scholarship

$1,000–$6,000Award Amount
1Number of Awards
2/1/2023Submission Deadline

The Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail Endowed Scholarship is a scholarship offered to students in manufacturing engineering, manufacturing engineering technology, or a closely related engineering or technology discipline

The scholarship, which is sponsored by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation, is a way of empowering women to pursue careers in engineering and manufacturing.

The scholarship, which is open to United States or Canadian women, offers a reward of $1,000–$6,000 to a high school senior or undergraduate student.

Key Information of Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail Endowed Scholarship

Study Details

Area of Study

  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing

Country of Study

  • Canada
  • United States

Specific Schools

Any

Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study

Undergraduate

Award Amount

$1,000–$6,000

Number of Awards

1

Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail Endowed Scholarship Timeline

November 1, 2022

Application Open Date

Application opens for submission of entries

February 1, 2023

Submission Deadline

All data and documents must have been submitted by this date

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: High School Senior – Undergraduate
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: 2.5
  • Geographic Eligibility: Canada, United States
  • Gender: Women
  • Race/Ethnicity: Alaskan Native, Asian American, Black, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian, Native North American, Pacific Islander

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • * None

How to ace the Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail Endowed Scholarship

1

Be enrolled in an engineering field

To be eligible, you must be seeking a degree in manufacturing engineering, manufacturing engineering technology, or a closely related engineering or technology discipline.

2

Have a good academic record

Demonstrate your academic commitment and hard work by having at least a 2.5 GPA and more on a scale of 4.0.

3

Make sure your student status is active

You must be a United States or Canadian citizen and currently a graduating high school senior, community college, or undergraduate student.

4

Enroll in a bachelor’s degree program

You must be pursuing an associate or bachelor’s degree or be a graduating high school senior to be considered for the award.

How the Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail Endowed Scholarship is Judged

Applications will be judged on the academic prowess of applicants as evident in the grade transcript.

Why We Love the Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail Endowed Scholarship

1

The foundation is committed to empowering youths

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation activities are designed to empower young people to pursue careers in engineering and manufacturing.

2

Doesn’t require a high GPA for eligibility

The Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail Endowed Scholarship only requires a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0-point scale for eligibility.

3

It's a big encouragement to women

The scholarship tries to encourage women to pick up careers in manufacturing engineering, manufacturing engineering technology, or a closely related engineering or technology discipline

5 Facts About the Society of Manufacturing Engineers

01.

Foundation has helped students gain engineering experience

The Foundation leverages the thought leadership of SME and the 90-year history in the manufacturing and engineering industry to provide curated experiences for thousands of high school students at SME conferences and tradeshows and builds hands-on manufacturing programs in high schools across the country.

02.

Foundation offers many scholarships to students yearly

Every year the Foundation also awards millions of dollars in scholarships to graduating high school seniors and both undergraduate and graduate students.

03.

SMEEF has impacted over 100,000 students

The Foundation has reached over 100,000 through its SME PRIME program students in more than 60 schools across 22 states.

04.

A tremendous assistance to engineering students

The foundation has helped students seeking an associate or bachelor’s degree in mechanical, manufacturing, industrial engineering, or industrial technology.

05.

In honor of Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail

The Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail Endowed Scholarship honors Dr. McPhail’s lifelong pursuit of higher education and championing the cause of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of society.

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